Akin Gump Advises Vista Credit Partners in $175 Million Global Recapitalization of Meltwater

(New York) – Vista Credit Partners (VCP), a strategic credit investor and financing partner focused on the enterprise software, data and technology market, announced today it has led a $175 million global recapitalization for Meltwater, a global leader in media intelligence solutions. A team from Akin Gump advised VCP in the transaction.

The recapitalization is a significant sole lead and self-originated direct lending investment for VCP, the credit-lending arm of Vista Equity Partners. For Meltwater, a partnership with VCP means an influx of resources, capital support, and institutional knowledge of the enterprise software sector. As part of the transaction, VCP served as Administrative Agent and sole lender.

Akin Gump partners Daniel Fisher and Frederick Lee, leaders of the firm’s special situations group, led the team advising VCP. They were joined by partner Gerald Brant, counsel Ryan Kim, and associates John Hill and Brittany Harrison.

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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