Press Release

Kirkland Advises Vista Equity Partners in $1.25 Billion Acquisition of Model N

Kirkland & Ellis represented Vista Equity Partners, which announced today its definitive agreement to acquire Model N (NYSE: MODN), a leader in revenue optimization and compliance for pharmaceutical, medtech and high-tech innovators. Under the terms of the agreement, Vista will acquire all the outstanding shares of Model N common stock in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $1.25 billion. The transaction is expected to close in mid-2024, subject to customary closing conditions, including shareholder approval and regulatory clearance. Upon completion of the transaction, Model N will become a privately held company and shares of Model N common stock will no longer be listed on any public market.

Read more in Vista’s press release

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners David Klein, Daniel Wolf, Stuart Casillas, Ari Levi and Chelsea Darnell, and associates Julia Knafo, Jared Wolfson, Ben Jain and Conner O’Flaherty; technology & IP transactions partners John Lynn and Daisy Darvall; executive compensation partners Rohit Nafday and Anthony Ji; tax partners David Kung and Heidi Yuen; antitrust & competition partner Marin Boney; banking and financial services partner Edwin Del Hierro; debt finance partners Sonali Jindal and Douglas Tedeschi; employment & labor partner Bob Zitko and associate Abbi Semnisky; and healthcare and life sciences regulatory partners Dennis Williams and Robert Kantrowitz.