The Public M&A and Technology M&A teams advised Qualtrics International Inc. on the completion of its acquisition by Silver Lake, in partnership with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) and certain other co-investors, in an all-cash transaction that valued 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 19,000 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. Qualtrics is co-headquartered in Provo, Utah and Seattle and operates out of 28 offices globally.
The Goodwin team was led by Anthony McCusker, Joshua Zachariah and James Ding, and included Brad Weber, Peter Moorman, Ziqian Tao, Katie Jones, Candice Wang, Mira Pranav, Matt Muir, Evelynn Chun, Megan Roques and Marcos Romero (Corporate), Andrew Lacy, John Goheen, Eram Khan, Simone Waterbury and Sophie Entwisle (Antitrust), Alexandra Denniston, Lynda Galligan, Andre Amorim, Rahat Tariq, Deborah Birnbach, Katherine Dacey, Jordan Benson, Angela Berkowitz and Drew DiMaiti (Litigation), Kevin Lam, Kevin Liu and Travis Jahnke (IPTS), Christina L. Lewis and Brendan Lally-McGurl (Employment), Richard Matheny, Amy Josselyn, Jacob Osborn, Carrie E. Miller and Justin Pierce (Global Trade), Kelsey Lemaster and Matthew Tippett (Tax), Jacqueline Klosek, Boris Segalis, Joshua Fattal and Isabelle Staff (Privacy), Nick Caro (Debt), Kim de Glossop, Liz Telefus, Yana Shneyderman and Nikki Miller (Capital Markets), Folake Ayoola, and Brian Mukherjee (Insurance), with invaluable assistance from Frances Dea, Gary Lal, Katelyn M. Cidlevich, Kimberly Martin and Amanda Burton.
For more details on the acquisition, please read the press release.