Recapitalization of TriTech Software Systems


William Blair & Company, LLC served as exclusive financial advisor and Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP served as legal advisor to TriTech Software Systems. Kirkland & Ellis LLP is serving as legal counsel, and PwC LLP is acting as accounting advisor to Bain Capital Private Equity.

TriTech Software Systems, the leader in public safety technology, signed a definitive agreement to be recapitalized by Bain Capital Private Equity, a leading global private investment firm. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 1992, TriTech Software Systems has revolutionized the public safety industry as one of the first to embed mapping technology into computer-aided dispatch software, and is now the market leader in public safety software with the widest deployment of cloud-based agency solutions. The company provides a powerful software suite to over 4,000 police, fire, and EMS agencies across the U.S. and is at the center of the increasing demands for data sharing and proactive connectivity needed to make communities and first responders safer.

Bain Capital Private Equity has deep experience in the technology sector, having made investments in a wide range of software companies including Applied Systems, BMC Software, MYOB, Skillsoft, Symantec, Viewpoint Construction Software, Vertafore, and Waystar.

The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including requisite regulatory approvals, and is expected to close during the second quarter of 2018.

The Kirkland team was led by Matthew O’Brien (Picture), Christopher Thomas and Caitlin Powell Gimpel on M&A matters, along with Matthew Steinmetz. Michelle Kilkenney and Andrew Idrizovic led on financing matters.

Involved fees earner: Matthew O’Brien – Kirkland & Ellis; Christopher Thomas – Kirkland & Ellis; Caitlin Powell Gimpel – Kirkland & Ellis; Matthew Steinmetz – Kirkland & Ellis; Michelle Kilkenney – Kirkland & Ellis; Andrew Idrizovic – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: Bain Capital;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti