Funds affiliated with Blackstone and Vista Equity Partners have purchased Energy Exemplar, a provider of energy market simulation software.

Energy Exemplar’s cloud software services, headlined by PLEXOS and Aurora, is used across every region of the world for a wide range of applications, from short-term analysis to long-term planning studies. With the backing of Blackstone and Vista, Energy Exemplar gains resources to help drive growth and platform innovation in support of grid reliability and the energy transition.

Kirkland & Ellis LLP served as legal counsel, and William Blair served as financial advisor to Blackstone and Vista. Lazard acted as financial advisor, and Jones Day and Herbert Smith Freehills served as legal counsel to Energy Exemplar.