Press Release

Kirkland Represents Bain Capital in Acquisition of IMCD Group

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP represented Bain Capital in its agreement to acquire the IMCD Group from AAC Capital, announced yesterday. IMCD is a leading distributor of specialty chemicals in Europe and Oceania, primarily serving SME customers in a diversified range of end markets including coatings, food, pharma and personal care.

The Kirkland team included London corporate partners James Learner, Sam Pakbaz and Ross Allardice, finance partner Neel Sachdev, tax partners Ian Taplin and Jane Scobie and associates Justin Hutchinson, Francesca Strumia, Chris Shield, Mark Fine and Sam Norris. Loyens & Loeff, with a team led by Bas Vletter, advised Bain Capital on Dutch legal issues.