Appfire’s Acquisition of Innovalog


Kirkland & Ellis served as legal counsel to Appfire on the deal.

Appfire, a leading provider of apps for software development teams, announced the acquisition of Innovalog, an Atlassian Platinum Marketplace Partner, and the maker of Jira Misc Workflow Extensions (JMWE), one of the best-selling workflow products for Jira. The acquisition strengthens Appfire’s digital transformation product portfolio that includes the industry’s top workflow management tools.

Baird served as the exclusive financial advisor to Innovalog.

The Kirkland team advising Appfire was led by transactional partners Duncan Enista (Picture), Christian Atwood and Laurent Victor-Michel and associates Nils Remole, Guillaume Nivault, Molly Boyd and Lucy Bower, tax partners Nadine Gelli and Lee Morlock and associate Joe Morley, and debt finance partners Josh Peary and Jason Serlenga and associate Christina Katsampes.

Involved fees earner: Christian Atwood – Kirkland & Ellis; Lucy Bower – Kirkland & Ellis; Molly Boyd – Kirkland & Ellis; Duncan Enista – Kirkland & Ellis; Nadine Gelli – Kirkland & Ellis; Christina Katsampes – Kirkland & Ellis; Joe Morley – Kirkland & Ellis; Lee Morlock – Kirkland & Ellis; Guillaume Nivault – Kirkland & Ellis; Josh Peary – Kirkland & Ellis; Nils Remole – Kirkland & Ellis; Jason Serlenga – Kirkland & Ellis; Laurent Victor-Michel – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: Appfire Technologies, LLC;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti