In April 2005, The American Lawyer measured the success of the transactional practices in the nation's leading law firms in the annual survey, "The Corporate Scorecard." Kirkland & Ellis' involvement as counsel on significant deals in 2004 includes the following:
- Ranked 5th by number of deals and 17th by value of deals in the "Mergers and Acquisitions" category.
- Ranked 3rd by number of deals and 7th by value of deals in the "LBOs" category and named in the second largest LBO of 2004.
Company: Boise Cascade Holdings
Deal Value (In Millions): 3,700
- Ranked 6th by the number of issues and 10th by proceeds in the "High-Yield Debt" category.
- Named in one of the ten largest bankruptcies filed in 2004.
Company: Cornerstone Propane Partners, L.P.
Assets (In Millions): 869
Jurisdiction: Southern District of New York