Sidley represented Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. in its acquisition of DigiCert, a Utah-based current portfolio company of Thoma Bravo, in a joint control partnership with TA Associates. DigiCert is a premier high-assurance digital certificate provider. The terms of the deal were undisclosed.
The deal team was led by partner Mehdi Khodadad (Private Equity) and included Christian Brause (Tax), Ken Daly and James Lowe (Antitrust/Competition) and Eric Kauffman (Labor, Employment and Immigration). The deal team also included counsels Stacy Crosnicker (Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation) and Kristin Shaffer (Antitrust/Competition), as well as associates David Azcarraga, Feifei Bian, Katherine Gomer and Matthew Stoker (M&A), Jakob Dewispelaere (Antitrust/Competition) and Lena Qiu (Tax).