Planview’s Acquisition of Tasktop

Kirkland & Ellis represented Tasktop in the transaction.

Planview, a global leader in Portfolio Management and Work Management, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Tasktop, a pioneer and leader in Value Stream Management (VSM). Based in Vancouver, Canada, Tasktop has 200+ employees and in FY21 saw record growth with 43% year-over-year user expansion.

Planview has one mission: to build the future of connected work. he comprehensive Planview platform and enterprise success model enables customers to deliver innovative, competitive products, services, and customer experiences. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, with locations around the world, Planview has more than 1,000 employees supporting 4,000 customers and 2.4 million users worldwide.

Tasktop’s value stream management platform enables enterprises to master software at scale. Leading brands, including half of the Fortune 100, use Tasktop to provide real-time visibility into the health of product value streams, allowing them to make better decisions and align with business goals. 

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Adam Phillips (Picture) and Jana Glock, and associates Amber Kennedy and Brandon King, as well as tax partners Devin Heckman and David Morris.

Involved fees earner: Jana Glock – Kirkland & Ellis; Devin Heckman – Kirkland & Ellis; Amber Kennedy – Kirkland & Ellis; Brandon King – Kirkland & Ellis; David Morris – Kirkland & Ellis; Adam Phillips – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: Tasktop;