Press Release

Kirkland Advises KnowBe4 on Definitive Agreement to Acquire Egress

Kirkland & Ellis is advising KnowBe4, a portfolio company of Vista Equity Partners, on entering into a definitive agreement to acquire Egress, a leader in adaptive and integrated cloud email security. The transaction is expected to close in the coming months subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals.

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The Kirkland team is being led by corporate partners Stuart Boyd, Ari Levi and Jessica Sicsu; debt finance partners Sarah Goodwin and Douglas Tedeschi; technology & IP transactions partners Jacqueline Clover, Daisy Darvall and Emma Flett; tax partners Alan Walker and Heidi Yuen; executive compensation partner Karsten Busby; and antitrust & competition partner Mark Gardner.