Stone Point’s Investment in Lone Wolf Technologies

Kirkland & Ellis LLP served as Lone Wolf and Vista legal counsel, while Debevoise & Plimpton LLP served as legal counsel to Stone Point.

Stone Point Capital LLC, a financial services-focused private equity firm, executed its investment in Lone Wolf Technologies, the North American leader in residential real estate software. With this investment, funds managed by Stone Point will become Lone Wolf’s lead institutional investor.

Lone Wolf Technologies is the North American leader in residential real estate software, serving over 1.4 million real estate professionals across Canada and the U.S.

Stone Point Capital is a financial services-focused private equity firm based in Greenwich, CT. The firm has raised and managed eight private equity funds – the Trident Funds – with aggregate committed capital of more than $26 billion.

Vista is a leading global investment firm with more than $58 billion in cumulative capital commitments. The firm exclusively invests in enterprise software, data and technology-enabled organizations across private equity, credit, public equity and permanent capital strategies, bringing an approach that prioritizes creating enduring market value for the benefit of its global ecosystem of investors, companies, customers and employees.

Jefferies LLC and GCA Advisors, LLC served as financial advisors to Lone Wolf and Vista in the transaction.

The Debevoise team advising Stone Point was led by M&A partners Chris Anthony and William Regner and included associates Benjamin Collins-Wood, Carolina de Barros and Molly Quinn and law clerks Richard Hughes and Shira Huberfeld, tax partner Michael Bolotin and associate Gregory Arutiunov, benefits partner Franklin Mitchell and law clerk Jeri Brown, intellectual property counsel Judith Church and associates Melody Godbolt and Jose Angel Lamarque and antitrust counsel Kyra Bromley.

The Kirkland team advising Vista Equity Partners and its portfolio company Lone Wolf Real Estate Technologies was led by transactional partners Vlad Kroll and Ari Levi and associates Alex Dayneka-Hayes, Katie Miller and Fareed Karbassyoon, with support from transactional partner Richard Campbell.

Involved fees earner: Christopher Anthony – Debevoise & Plimpton; Gregory Arutiunov – Debevoise & Plimpton; Michael Bolotin – Debevoise & Plimpton; Kyra Bromley – Debevoise & Plimpton; Judith Church – Debevoise & Plimpton; Benjamin Collins-Wood – Debevoise & Plimpton; Carolina de Barros – Debevoise & Plimpton; Melody Godbolt – Debevoise & Plimpton; Jose Angel Lamarque III – Debevoise & Plimpton; Franklin Mitchell – Debevoise & Plimpton; Molly Quinn – Debevoise & Plimpton; William Regner – Debevoise & Plimpton; Richard Campbell – Kirkland & Ellis; Alexandra Dayneka-Hayes – Kirkland & Ellis; Fareed Karbassyoon – Kirkland & Ellis; Vlad Kroll – Kirkland & Ellis; Katie Miller – Kirkland & Ellis; Ari Levi – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Debevoise & Plimpton; Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: Lone Wolf Technologies; Stone Point Capital LLC; Vista Equity Partners;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti