Sidley is representing Zywave, a Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. and Aurora Capital Partners portfolio company, in the acquisition of ClarionDoor. Zywave provides software used by more than 5,000 insurance agencies, including 95 of the Top 100 U.S. insurance firms. ClarionDoor provides intelligent insurance product distribution software to the property and casualty (P&C) market. The partnership establishes a suite of configure, price, quote solutions for insurance carriers and distributors.
The Sidley team is being led by Mehdi Khodadad and Mark Castiglia (M&A and Private Equity), and includes Avni Mehta and Jon Litsey (M&A and Private Equity); Eric Kauffman and Emily Wajert (Employment); Glenn Nash, Dusan Clark, and Kyle Barnett (Technology and IP Transactions); Nicholas Schwartz and Kristen Smith (Global Finance); Stacy Crosnicker and Sarah Recktenwald (Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation); Rachel Kleinberg and Jonathan Westreich (Tax); Karen Kazmerzak and Elizabeth Chen (Antitrust/Competition); Scott Goldstein (Insurance); and Ash Nagdev and Mark Prior (Privacy and Cybersecurity).