Willkie Farr & Gallagher served as legal advisors to Insight, and Kirkland and Ellis represented Silversmith Capital Partners in the transaction. Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP advised Within3 on the deal.
Within3, the leading enterprise-wide solution for life science collaboration and communication, closed over $100 million in growth funding in a financing round led by Insight Partners, with participation from Silversmith Capital Partners.
The funding will be used to accelerate product innovation, build infrastructure to outpace growing demand, and fuel international expansion.
Insight Partners is a leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in high-growth technology and software ScaleUp companies that are driving transformative change in their industries. Founded in 1995, Insight Partners has invested in more than 400 companies worldwide and has raised through a series of funds more than $30 billion in capital commitments.
Founded in 2015, Silversmith Capital Partners is a Boston-based growth equity firm with $1.1 billion of capital under management. Silversmith’s mission is to partner with and support the best entrepreneurs in growing, profitable technology and healthcare companies.
Aeris Partners LLC served as the exclusive financial advisor to Within3.
The Kirkland team was led by transactional partner Christian Atwood (Picture) and associate Emily Deagen.
Taft’s legal team was led by partners Howard Bobrow and Brandi Weekley and included Katelyn Evans, Henry Alderfer, Blake Vettel, Jennifer Horn, Chris Fowler, Lonnie Johnson, David Tavolier, Ralph Caruso, Elijah Hammans, and Melissa Grieco.
Involved fees earner: Christian Atwood – Kirkland & Ellis; Emily Deagen – Kirkland & Ellis; Henry Alderfer – Taft Stettinius & Hollister; Howard Bobrow – Taft Stettinius & Hollister; Ralph Caruso – Taft Stettinius & Hollister; Katelyn Evans – Taft Stettinius & Hollister; Christopher Fowler – Taft Stettinius & Hollister; Elijah Hammans – Taft Stettinius & Hollister; Jennifer Horn – Taft Stettinius & Hollister; Lonnie Johnson – Taft Stettinius & Hollister; David Tavolier – Taft Stettinius & Hollister; Blake Vettel – Taft Stettinius & Hollister; Brandi Weekley – Taft Stettinius & Hollister;