EQT Private Equity and Vitruvian Partners’ Investment in CFC

In UK Kirkland & Ellis, Proskauer Rose, advised on the matter.

Kirkland & Ellis advised EQT IX Fund with a team including Mark Gardner (Competition Law), Henry Birch (Corporate M&A), Aneeq Durrani (Picture – Corporate M&A), Roger Johnson (Corporate M&A), Gregory Scott (Corporate M&A), Philip McEachen (Finance), Timothy Lowe (Tax M&A and Deal Advisory).

Proskauer Rose advised CFC with a team including Richard Bull (Corporate M&A).

EQT IX fund (“EQT Private Equity”) executed its significant investment, together with Vitruvian Partners, in CFC, alongside CFC’s management team.

CFC is a technology-driven, specialist insurance provider, pioneer in emerging risk and market leader in cyber, serving more than 100,000 businesses in over 90 countries.

EQT and Vitruvian Partners will support CFC’s investments in innovative and market-leading technology and in continuing to deliver best-in-class products and services to its customers.

EQT is a purpose-driven global investment organization with more than EUR 70 billion in assets under management across 27 active funds.

Vitruvian is an independent growth capital firm headquartered in London. Vitruvian is currently investing from its fourth fund, the €4.0 billion. 

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Roger Johnson, Aneeq Durrani (Picture), Greg Scott, Henry Birch and Parimah Hassouri and associates Moose Sarfraz and Callum Alder; financial services regulatory partner Philip McEachen; antitrust partner Mark Gardner and Michael Thorpe; tax partner Tim Lowe and associate Rohit Pisal. 

The Proskauer team was led by private equity partner Richard Bull alongside the core team of Andrew Houghton, Jack Morant and Shahmir Khan and Jake Fuller.

Involved fees earner: Callum Alder – Kirkland & Ellis; Henry Birch – Kirkland & Ellis; Aneeq Durrani – Kirkland & Ellis; Mark Gardner – Kirkland & Ellis; Parimah Hassouri – Kirkland & Ellis; Roger Johnson – Kirkland & Ellis; Timothy Lowe – Kirkland & Ellis; Philip McEachen – Kirkland & Ellis; Rohit Pisal – Kirkland & Ellis; Moose Sarfraz – Kirkland & Ellis; Gregory Scott – Kirkland & Ellis; Michael Thorpe – Kirkland & Ellis; Richard Bull – Proskauer Rose; Andrew Houghton – Proskauer Rose; Shahmir Khan – Proskauer Rose; Jack Morant – Proskauer Rose;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis; Proskauer Rose;

Clients: CFC; EQT IX Fund;

Author: Giulia Di Palma