Press Release

Kirkland Advises EQS Group on Exclusive Negotiations to Acquire Data Legal Drive

Kirkland & Ellis is advising EQS Group as it enters into exclusive negotiations for the acquisition of French company Data Legal Drive, a key player in the GDPR and anti-corruption compliance software market. EQS is an international cloud software provider for corporate compliance, investor relations and sustainability reporting and a portfolio company of Thoma Bravo. The transaction is expected to finalise in the coming weeks.


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The Kirkland team is being led by corporate partner Laurent Victor-Michel and associate Etienne Vautier; debt finance partner Kirsteen Nicol and associates Adrian Kilercioglu and Igor Musienko; and antitrust & competition partners Matthew Sinclair-Thomson and Kelsey Laugel and associate Ankita Gulati.