Sidley is representing Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. in its acquisition of Precisely together with TA Associates. Precisely is a global leader in data integrity, providing accuracy, consistency, and context in data for 12,000 customers in more than 100 countries, including 90% of the Fortune 100. Upon closing of the transaction, Clearlake and TA Associates will become majority shareholders in Precisely. Centerbridge Partners, the current majority shareholder in Precisely, will retain a minority equity stake. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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