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Golden Gate Capital to Acquire Securly

Paul, Weiss is advising Golden Gate Capital in its acquisition of Securly from the company’s shareholders, which include Defy Partners, Owl Ventures and Securly co-founder Vinay Mahadik. Securly is an end-to-end student safety and device management platform serving more than 10 million students globally across 2,500 K-12 school districts. Under the terms of the transaction, Securly will continue to be led by co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Bharath Madhusudan. Financial terms were not disclosed.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Jeremy Veit; intellectual property partner Jonathan Ashtor and counsel Michael Kurzer; tax partner Robert Holo; executive compensation partner Lawrence Witdorchic; antitrust counsel Marta Kelly; and litigation counsel Steven Herzog.

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