BC Partners’ $2.1 Billion Acquisition of Presidio, Inc.

Kirkland & Ellis advised affiliates of BC Partners on its acquisition of Presidio, Inc. in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $2.1 billion.

Presidio is a leading North American IT solutions provider focused on Digital Infrastructure, Cloud and Security solutions to create agile, secure infrastructure platforms for commercial and public sector customers.

Fully committed debt financing for the transaction was provided by Citi, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. and RBC Capital Markets.

LionTree Advisors acted as financial advisor to Presidio, and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz acted as its legal counsel. Citi, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and RBC Capital Markets acted as financial advisors and Kirkland & Ellis LLP acted as legal counsel to BC Partners.

The Kirkland team was led by transactional partners Peter Martelli (Picture), Dvir Oren and Abhishek Kolay.

Involved fees earner: Abhishek Kolay – Kirkland & Ellis; Peter Martelli – Kirkland & Ellis; Dvir Oren – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: BC Partners;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti