June 25, 2013

Insight invests in leading Switzerland-based global provider of IT Service Management software.

On June 24, it was announced that Willkie client Insight Venture Partners has made a significant investment in Kaseya, a leading global provider of IT Service Management software based in Lausanne, Switzerland. With over 30 offices in 23 countries, Kaseya provides solutions that are in use by more than 10,000 customers worldwide in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, education, finance and government, among others.

Since its founding in 1995, New York-based Insight has raised more than $7.6 billion and made more than 190 investments worldwide. Willkie has represented Insight in a host of transactions including most recently the $6.9 billion consortium acquisition of BMC Software and in the closing of Insight Venture Partners VIII, a new $2.57 billion private equity fund.

The current deal was handled by a multidisciplinary Willkie team including: Corporate - partners Gordon Caplan, Morgan Elwyn and Matthew Guercio, and associates Jacob Kleinman, Saroj Tharisayi, Victoria Rosales and Greg LeSaint; Tax – partner Hillel Jacobson and associate DJ Stauber; Benefits – partner Michael Katz and associate Rose Ohanesian; Intellectual Property – partner Eugene Chang and associate Amir Ghavi and Real Estate – associates Owen Reidy, Edward Dix, Kathryn Allen and Jennifer DiNicola.