Davis Polk is advising SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. on its $1.5 billion acquisition of Intralinks Holdings, Inc. from affiliates of Siris Capital Group. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2018 and is subject to clearance by the relevant regulatory authorities and other customary closing conditions.

SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial software-enabled services and software for the global financial services and healthcare industries. Founded in 1986, SS&C is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut, and has offices around the world. Intralinks is a leading financial technology provider for the global banking, deal making and capital markets communities. As pioneers of the virtual data room, Intralinks enables and secures the flow of information facilitating strategic initiatives such as mergers and acquisitions, capital raising and investor reporting.