Press Release July 09, 2019

TA Associates and Clearlake Capital Group to Make a Strategic Growth Investment in DigiCert

The Private Equity team advised TA Associates in their definitive agreement alongside Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. to make a strategic growth investment in DigiCert, Inc.

As part of the transaction, TA, an existing investor and leading global growth private equity firm, and Clearlake, a leading private investment firm will become equal partners in DigiCert, the world’s leading provider of scalable TLS/SSL, PKI solutions for identity and encryption. The company will continue to be led by CEO John Merrill and the current management team, who are investing alongside Clearlake and TA in the transaction. Terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.

The Goodwin team was led by partners Brian McPeake and Matt Mauney and included partners Milena Tantcheva and Howard Cubell and associate John Ilardo.

For more details, read the press release.