Kirkland & Ellis advised Highland Europe on the transaction.
Highland Europe closed its fourth fund in eight years, raising €700 million to double-down on its strategy of backing European founder-led teams in software and internet businesses.
Highland Europe invests in exceptional growth-stage software and internet companies. Active in Europe since 2003 as Highland Capital Partners and formally launched in 2012, Highland Europe has raised over €1.8 billion.
The Kirkland team advising Highland Europe included investment funds partners Jeremy Leggate (Picture) and Richard Watkins, and associates Aisling Campbell, Marieta Saktorova and Faisal Obeidat.
Involved fees earner: Aisling Campbell – Kirkland & Ellis; Jeremy Leggate – Kirkland & Ellis; Faisal Obeidat – Kirkland & Ellis; Marieta Saktorova – Kirkland & Ellis; Richard Watkins – Kirkland & Ellis;
Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis;
Clients: Highland Europe (UK) LLP;