Great Hill Partners’ $90 Million Investment in Terminus

Sidley Austin LLP advised Great Hill Partners on the deal.

Terminus, the leading account-based marketing platform, announced it raised a $90 million Series C from Boston-based Great Hill Partners with participation from existing investors Atlanta Ventures, Edison Partners, and Hallet Capital to accelerate data products innovation, hiring and market expansion.

With the investment, Great Hill Partners’ Derek Schoettle and Chris Gaffney will join Terminus’ Board of Directors. Schoettle brings decades of data innovation experience from his time as chief executive of ZoomInfo (acquired by DiscoverOrg in 2019) and chief business officer of IBM’s Watson & Cloud platform. Gaffney, who co-founded Great Hill Partners in 1988, brings extensive software and media experience, having served on more than 45 boards and participated in over 100 acquisitions.

The investment by Great Hill Partners brings Terminus’ total funding to $120M.Leaders of the account-based movement, Terminus helps Marketing, Sales, and Customer Success work better together to drive a winning go-to-market strategy and exceptional customer experiences.

Great Hill Partners is a Boston-based private equity firm targeting investments of $25 million to $500 million in high-growth companies across the software, digital commerce, financial technology, healthcare, and digital infrastructure sectors.

The Sidley deal team included Alexander Temel (Picture), Daniel Rawner, Sumanjit Mehmi, Kourosh Azin, Jennifer Coplan, E. Kyle Barnett, Ash Nagdev, Stephen McInerney, John Schaff, Michael Mann, Robert Hardy, James Mendenhall and Pamela Martinson.


Involved fees earner: Kyle Barnett – Sidley Austin LLP; Jennifer Coplan – Sidley Austin LLP; Robert Hardy – Sidley Austin LLP; Michael Mann – Sidley Austin LLP; Pamela Martinson – Sidley Austin LLP; Stephen McInerney – Sidley Austin LLP; Sumanjit Mehmi – Sidley Austin LLP; James Mendenhall – Sidley Austin LLP; Ash Nagdev – Sidley Austin LLP; Daniel Rawner – Sidley Austin LLP; John Schaff – Sidley Austin LLP; Alexander Temel – Sidley Austin LLP;

Law Firms: Sidley Austin LLP;

Clients: Great Hill Partners LLC;

Author: Martina Bellini