The Public M&A and Technology M&A teams advised Qualtrics International Inc. (NASDAQ: XM) in its definitive agreement to be acquired by Silver Lake, in partnership with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments), in an all-cash transaction that values Qualtrics at approximately $12.5 billion.

Qualtrics, the leader and creator of the experience management category, is a cloud-native software provider that helps organizations quickly identify and resolve points of friction across all digital and human touchpoints in their business – so they can retain their best customers and employees, protect their revenue, and drive profitability. More than 18,750 organizations around the world use Qualtrics’ advanced AI to listen, understand, and take action. Qualtrics uses its vast universe of experience data to form the largest database of human sentiment in the world.

The Goodwin team was led by Anthony McCusker, Joshua Zachariah and James Ding, and included Alessandra Simons, Brad Weber, Peter Moorman, Ziqian Tao, Katie Jones, Candice Wang, Mira Pranav, Matt Muir, Evelynn ChunAndrew Lacy, John Goheen, Simone Waterbury, Alexandra Denniston, Lynda Galligan, Andre Amorim, Rahat TariqDeborah Birnbach, Katy Dacey, Drew DiMaiti, Kevin Lam, Kevin Liu, Travis Jahnke, Christina L. Lewis, Brendan Lally-McGurl, Richard Matheny, Jacob Osborn, Justin Pierce, Kelsey Lemaster, Matt Tippett, Jacqueline Klosek, Boris Segalis, Joshua Fattal, Isabelle Staff, Nick Caro, Kim De Glossop, Liz Telefus, Nikki Miller,Folake Ayoola, and Eram Khan.

For additional details on the acquisition, please read the press release.