Michelle Tong - Associate


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Michelle Tong

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Phone: +44 (0) 20 7469 2051
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Professional Profile

Michelle Tong is a corporate associate in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. Michelle has experience in all areas of corporate law, including the structuring of private equity deals, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures and commercial contracts.

Representative Matters

  • TowerBrook in its acquisition of Dutch frozen food producer Van Geloven from Lion Capital. (2015)

  • TowerBrook in the sale of a minority stake in the TowerBrook group to Wafra. (2015)

  • MezzVest on the formation of its new €585 million mezzanine fund, MezzVest III, L.P. (2014)

  • Apollo, TowerBrook, York and their portfolio company Braas Monier, a leading global provider of roofing products, in the initial public offering of the company on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. (2014)

  • TowerBrook in its acquisition of Independent Clinical Services, a leading healthcare staffing, services and outsourcing provider, from Blackstone. (2014)

  • Lincolnshire in its acquisition of Fabbri Vignola, an Italian industrial group producing equipment and film products for food packaging, from IGI and the Chiarva family (2014).

  • Sun Capital Partners in connection with Exopack Holdings S.A.’s offering of $325 million 7 7⁄8% Senior Notes (2013).

  • TowerBrook Capital Partners on its acquisition of the Metallum group, a European leader in metals trading, recycling and logistics, from Alpha (2013).

  • Sun Capital Partners on its acquisition of the assets and business of Dreams plc, the United Kingdom's largest beds retailer, in a pre-pack administration (2013).

  • H.I.G. Europe on its investment in St. Gilgen International School in Austria (2013).

  • TowerBrook Capital Partners on the formation of its new $3.5 billion private equity fund, TowerBrook Investors IV (2013).

  • Smurfit Kappa Group in its offering of €400.0 million of senior secured notes (2013).

  • H.I.G. Europe on its acquisition of the Belgian metalized paper manufacturer AR Metallizing from Ackermans & van Haaren, as well as the simultaneous acquisition of the assets of Vacumet Paper in the United States from Scholle Corporation (2012).

  • Thoma Bravo on its acquisition of the network and IT services business, InfoVista SA (2012).

  • Bain Capital on its $1.3 billion acquisition of the business process outsourcing business Atento, from Telefonica (2012).

  • Strategic Value Partners on the junior-led debt-for-equity restructuring of German plastics manufacturer Klöckner Pentaplast (2012).

  • The First Lien Co-ordinating Committee of lenders to eircom in relation to the restructuring of its €4.1 billion debt facilities (2012).

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