Oakley Capital’s Acquisition of a Majority Stake in TechInsights

In UK Kirkland & Ellis, advised on the matter.

Kirkland & Ellis advised Oakley Capital Fund IV with a team including Matthew Sinclair-Thomson (Competition Law), Jacob Traff (Picture – Corporate M&A), Euan Alston (Finance), Kanesh Balasubramaniam (Finance), John Patten (IP&IT).

Oakley Capital Fund IV announced the acquisition of a majority stake in TechInsights, alongside CVC Growth, from Oakley Capital Fund III.

The transaction will support the strong future growth potential of the business, as well as the significant strategic and sectoral synergies CVC Growth offers.

TechInsights is an information services platform for the microelectronics sector.

Oakley Capital is a leading Western Europe-focused private equity firm.

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partner Jacob Traff (Picture) and associates Nick Appleton, Oliver Newling and Euan Alston; debt finance partners Neel Sachdev and Kanesh Balasubramaniam and associate Marco Bagnato; tax partners Peter Abbott and James Seddon; antitrust and competition partner Matthew Sinclair-Thomson and paralegal Diego Rodriguez; technology & IP transactions partner John Patten and associate Max Harris.

Involved fees earner: Peter Abbott – Kirkland & Ellis; Euan Alston – Kirkland & Ellis; Nick Appleton – Kirkland & Ellis; Marco Bagnato – Kirkland & Ellis; Kanesh Balasubramaniam – Kirkland & Ellis; Max Harris – Kirkland & Ellis; Oliver Newling – Kirkland & Ellis; John Patten – Kirkland & Ellis; James Seddon – Kirkland & Ellis; Matthew Sinclair-Thomson – Kirkland & Ellis; Jacob Traff – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: Oakley Capital Fund IV;

Author: Giulia Di Palma