Thoma Bravo’s Acquisition of AxiomSL

Thoma Bravo's Acquisition of AxiomSL

Kirkland & Ellis advised Thoma Bravo, while Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP served as legal advisor to AxiomSL on the deal.

Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity investment firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sectors, signed an agreement to acquire a controlling interest in AxiomSL, a leading provider of cloud-enabled risk management and regulatory solutions for banking, investment management, broker dealers and commodity trading institutions. The transaction is expected to close by the end of the year, subject to customary closing conditions. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Evercore acted as financial advisor to AxiomSL.

The Kirkland team advising Thoma Bravo was led by transactional associates Brett Nelson, Will Lawley and Tyler Neal with oversight from partners Ted Peto and Peter Stach (Picture); tax partners Kevin Coenen and Adam Kool and associate Steven Cantor; debt finance partner Maureen Dixon and associate Patrick Loughery; technology & IP transactions partners Seth Traxler, Aaron Lorber and Jenny Wilson and associates Kevin Jacobsen, Mohsen Ghazi, Eleanor Harley and Jessica Dye; employee benefits partners Michael Falk and Matthew Antinossi and associate Hannah Barlow; executive compensation partner Ian Sherwin and associate Brian Valcarce; labor & employment partner Michael Schulman; real estate partner John Caruso; environmental transactions partner Sara Webber and associate Michael Mahoney; international trade associate Luci Hague and law clerk Anais Bourbon; antitrust & competition partners Sally Evans, Matthew Sinclair-Thomson and Jacob Boyars; director of M&A clearance Kurt Wunderlich; and litigation partner James Mutchnik.

Involved fees earner: Matthew Antinossi – Kirkland & Ellis; Hannah Barlow – Kirkland & Ellis; Jacob Boyars – Kirkland & Ellis; Steven Cantor – Kirkland & Ellis; John Caruso – Kirkland & Ellis; Kevin Coenen – Kirkland & Ellis; Maureen Dixon – Kirkland & Ellis; Jessica Dye – Kirkland & Ellis; Sally Evans – Kirkland & Ellis; Michael Falk – Kirkland & Ellis; Mohsen Ghazi – Kirkland & Ellis; Luci Hague – Kirkland & Ellis; Eleanor Harley – Kirkland & Ellis; Kevin Jacobsen – Kirkland & Ellis; Adam Kool – Kirkland & Ellis; Will Lawley – Kirkland & Ellis; Aaron Lorber – Kirkland & Ellis; Patrick Loughery – Kirkland & Ellis; Michael Mahoney – Kirkland & Ellis; Sara Michaelchuck Webber – Kirkland & Ellis; James Mutchnik – Kirkland & Ellis; Tyler Neal – Kirkland & Ellis; Brett Nelson – Kirkland & Ellis; Theodore Peto – Kirkland & Ellis; Michael Schulman – Kirkland & Ellis; Ian Sherwin – Kirkland & Ellis; Matthew Sinclair-Thomson – Kirkland & Ellis; Peter Stach – Kirkland & Ellis; Seth Traxler – Kirkland & Ellis; Brian Valcarce – Kirkland & Ellis; Jennifer Wilson – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: Thoma Bravo;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti