Abry Partners’ Strategic Investment in ADURO


Kirkland & Ellis and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati advised on the deal

ADURO, the leading Human Performance company recieved a strategic investment from Abry Partners. Abry, a leading Boston-based private equity firm, manages over $5 billion of capital in its active funds and has completed more than $80 billion in transactions.

ADURO, a top choice of Fortune 1000 corporations, will collaborate with Abry to accelerate innovation, fuel growth and expand globally.

The Abry partnership will accelerate ADURO’s innovation and delivery of Human Performance solutions to employers and health systems. Putting the individual at the center, ADURO supports all aspects of a person’s life, which in turn drives engagement, productivity and inclusion.

The Kirkland team included transactional partner Matthew Cohn (Picture) and associates Dave Gusella and Nils Remole; employee benefits partner Alexandra Mihalas and associate Hannah Barlow; executive compensation partner Matthew Shiels and associate Jennifer Gong; technology & IP transactions partner Edward Sadtler and associate Daisy Darvall; employment & labor partner Edward Holzwanger; real estate partner Jennifer Sheehan and associate Ian Craig; and tax partner Vincent Thorn.

Involved fees earner: David Gusella – Choate; Hannah Barlow – Kirkland & Ellis; Matthew Cohn – Kirkland & Ellis; Ian Craig – Kirkland & Ellis; Daisy Darvall – Kirkland & Ellis; Jennifer Gong – Kirkland & Ellis; Edward Holzwanger – Kirkland & Ellis; Alexandra Mihalas – Kirkland & Ellis; Nils Remole – Kirkland & Ellis; Edward Sadtler – Kirkland & Ellis; Jennifer Sheehan – Kirkland & Ellis; Matthew Shiels – Kirkland & Ellis; Vincent Thorn – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Choate; Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: ABRY Partners;