Inflexion Private Equity’s Acquisition of Mycom Group Limited

Kirkland & Ellis LLP represented Mycom Group Limited on the deal

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., in partnership with Mycom Group Limited’s Founder and Chairman Siamak Sarbaz and management, has closed the sale of Mycom to Inflexion Private Equity.

Mycom principally goes to market as MYCOM OSI, a leading software company providing service assurance, analytics, and automation solutions to blue chip mobile Communications Service Providers (“CSPs”). Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

With more than 70 customers globally, including eight of the top 10 global CSP groups, MYCOM OSI is at the forefront of mobile carriers’ digital transformation. The Company’s solutions enable CSPs to offer digital services, manage complex networks and IT operations, and meet the ever growing and dynamic needs of subscriber bases. With its cloud-native software platform for assurance, automation and analytics, MYCOM OSI enables CSPs to realize strategic digital transformation, including launching new digital and Internet-of-Things services (“IoT”), implementing network virtualization, cloud and automation technologies through machine learning, and enhancing quality while reducing operational costs.

William Blair & Company and Mooreland Partners acted as the financial advisors to Mycom and the selling shareholders.

Kirkland & Ellis LLP represented Mycom Group Limited with a team including corporate partners Luke Guerra (Picture), Hamed Meshki and Bianca Levin-Soler and included associates Christian Rivas and Aura Gilham; tax partners Russell Light and Josh McLane and associate Paul Stephens Hendrikson; debt finance partner Brian Ford; technology and intellectual property transactions partner Matthew Lovell; executive compensation partner Jennifer Pepin; environmental transactions partner Paul Tanaka and associate Maureen Stringham; employee benefits partner Matthew Antinossi and associate Mark Lennon; labor and employment partner Edward Holzwanger; real estate partner Roberto Miceli; international trade associate Luci Hague; and antitrust partner Carla A.R. Hine.

Involved fees earner: Matthew Antinossi – Kirkland & Ellis; Brian Ford – Kirkland & Ellis; Aura Grace Gilham – Kirkland & Ellis; Robert Luke Guerra – Kirkland & Ellis; Luci Hague – Kirkland & Ellis; Paul Stephens Hendrikson – Kirkland & Ellis; Carla Hine – Kirkland & Ellis; Edward Holzwanger – Kirkland & Ellis; Mark Lennon – Kirkland & Ellis; Bianca Levin-Soler – Kirkland & Ellis; Russell Light – Kirkland & Ellis; Matthew Lovell – Kirkland & Ellis; Josh McLane – Kirkland & Ellis; Hamed Meshki – Kirkland & Ellis; Roberto Miceli – Kirkland & Ellis; Jennifer Pepin – Kirkland & Ellis; Christian Rivas – Kirkland & Ellis; Maureen Stringham – Kirkland & Ellis; Paul Tanaka – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: Mycom Group Inc.;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti