Windjammer Capital’s Acquisition of Compex Legal Services


Kirkland & Ellis advised Windjammer Capital Investors on its acquisition of Compex Legal Services, Inc.

Compex Legal Services, Inc. is a leading, tech-enabled provider of outsourced medical records retrieval and litigation support services nationally. Founded in 1972, Compex has a track-record of providing high quality service, fast turnaround times and proven scalability to a blue-chip customer base including insurance carriers, third party administrators and law firms.

Windjammer Capital is a national private equity investment firm, based in Newport Beach, CA and Waltham, MA that invests control equity in middle-market businesses and in partnership with management. Since its founding in 1990, Windjammer has managed over $2 billion of committed capital with respect to its control equity investment strategy, and has completed over 50 platform investments and more than 100 strategic add-ons

The Kirkland team was led by transactional partners Dave Gusella (Picture) and Christian Atwood and associates Emily Deagen and Anika Khan; debt finance partner Brian Ford and associate Elizabeth Thorne; tax partner Vincent Thorn and associate Brandon Short; executive compensation partner Katherine Coverdale and associate Deidre Kalenderian; and employment and labor partner Matthew Keiser and associates Christine A. Lacku and Jackson Phinney.

Involved fees earner: Christian Atwood – Kirkland & Ellis; Katherine Coverdale – Kirkland & Ellis; Emily Deagen – Kirkland & Ellis; Brian Ford – Kirkland & Ellis; Dave Gusella – Kirkland & Ellis; Deidre Kalenderian – Kirkland & Ellis; Matthew Keiser – Kirkland & Ellis; Anika Khan – Kirkland & Ellis; Christine Lacku – Kirkland & Ellis; Jackson Phinney – Kirkland & Ellis; Brandon Short – Kirkland & Ellis; Vincent Thorn – Kirkland & Ellis; Elizabeth Thorne – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: Windjammer Capital Investors;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti