San Francisco – Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, represented Francisco Partners in its involvement in a $500 million secondary investment in LegalZoom, a leading provider of legal solutions for small businesses and families. As part of the investment, Francisco Partners will join the company’s board of directors.
The investment was led by Francisco Partners and GPI Capital, with participation from one or more Franklin Templeton Investments funds and funds managed by Neuberger Berman Investment Advisers. It also builds upon Francisco Partners’ strong portfolio of consumer internet investments.
Francisco Partners has a strong portfolio of consumer internet investments.
The Paul Hastings team was led by partners Mike Kennedy and Jeffrey Wolf and also included associate Melisa Olmos.
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