Sidley, Kirkland Rep $2.5B PE-Backed IT Services Co. Buy

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By Benjamin Horney (October 18, 2021, 8:59 AM EDT) — CDW Corp. will pay $2.5 billion in cash to pick up private equity-backed information technology company Sirius Computer Solutions, the companies said Monday, in a transaction put together by respective legal advisers Sidley and Kirkland.

The agreement sees Lincolnshire, Illinois-based CDW acquiring Sirius Computer Solutions Inc. from an affiliate of Clayton Dubilier & Rice LLC, with Sidley Austin LLP advising the buyer and Kirkland & Ellis LLP representing the seller and target, according to a statement. 

Formed in 1980 and headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, Sirius provides IT services to about 4,800 customers, including the likes of IBM and Microsoft Azure,…

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