TIBCO’s Acquisition of Information Builders

Kirkland & Ellis LLP served as legal advisor to TIBCO, while Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP served as legal advisor to ibi.

TIBCO has entered into an agreement to acquire Information Builders, Inc. (ibi), a leading data and analytics software company. ibi has a rich product portfolio and trusted data-driven solutions that are at the core of digital transformation. Its comprehensive set of data management and analytics capabilities will augment TIBCO’s Connected Intelligence platform to more deeply address customers’ end-to-end needs.

TIBCO is a global leader in enterprise data, empowers its customers to connect, unify, and confidently predict business outcomes, solving the world’s most complex data-driven challenges.

Shea & Company LLC served as financial advisor to ibi.

The Kirkland team, which advised TIBCO, was led by transactional partners Stuart Casillas (Picture) and Simon Root.

The Skadden team advising ibi included M&A partners Jeffrey Brill (New York) and Maxim Mayer-Cesiano (New York), and associates Alexander Berg (New York), Taylor Votek (New York) and Jaclyn Castelar (New York); Banking partner Steven Messina (New York); Intellectual Property and Technology counsel Jessica Cohen (New York); and Executive Compensation and Benefits counsel Timothy Nelson (Boston).

Involved fees earner: Stuart Casillas – Kirkland & Ellis; Simon Root – Kirkland & Ellis; Alexander Berg – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Jeffrey Brill – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Jaclyn Castelar – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Jessica Cohen – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Maxim Mayer-Cesiano – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Steven Messina – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Timothy Nelson – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Taylor Votek – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis; Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom;

Clients: Information Builders; Tibco Software Inc.;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti