Press Release

Kirkland Advises Bain Capital on $250 Million Minority Growth Investment in Technology-Enabled Professional Services Firm Sikich

Kirkland & Ellis advised Bain Capital on a $250 million minority growth investment in Sikich LLC, a global technology-enabled professional services company. This investment positions Sikich to leverage Bain Capital’s deep resources while accelerating continued and aggressive growth, enhancing operational excellence and cementing its professional services leadership position in an industry undergoing rapid consolidation. Sikich maintains majority control of the company and its existing executive and leadership teams, led by Chief Executive Officer, Christopher Geier.

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partner Adam Clifford, debt finance partner Thomas Dobleman and capital markets partner Tommy Felix; and included capital markets associates Sara Šepac and Van Whiting; corporate partner Matthew O’Brien and associates Brandan Matthews and Ben Martin; debt finance associate Matthew Kita; tax partner Mike Carew and associate Natalie Kannan; and executive compensation partners Jackson Phinney and R.D. Kohut.