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Kirkland & Ellis Represents Multi Packaging Solutions on the Acquisition of CD Cartondruck AG

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP advised Multi Packaging Solutions, Inc., a portfolio company of Irving Place Capital, on the acquisition of CD Cartondruck AG and its subsidiaries in France, Poland and the United States. Cartondruck, headquartered in Obersulm, Germany, is a leading manufacturer of exclusive cartons for prominent brands in fragrance and cosmetics, and other exclusive luxury goods. The acquisition is subject to regulatory approval.

The Kirkland team in Munich included partners Dr. Christian Zuleger and Dominik Stühler (corporate), partners Dr. Roderic Pagel (tax) and Wolfgang Nardi (finance), associates Nicole Schlatter, Dr. Kai Terstiege, Dirk Kramer and Sylvia Strumpler (corporate), Dr. Ulf Kieker (tax), and Dr. Markus Feil, Anja Wagner and Dr. Karsten Raupach (finance). The U.S. team included partners Michael Movsovich (corporate), Thomas Evans (tax) and Walter Lohmann (environmental), as well as associates Sara Michaelchuck Webber (environmental), David Stringer and Leo Greenberg (corporate).

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Kirkland & Ellis LLP ( is a 1,500-attorney law firm representing global clients in complex corporate/private equity and tax, restructuring, litigation and dispute resolution/arbitration, and intellectual property and technology matters. The Firm has offices in Munich, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Shanghai and Washington, D.C. The Munich office consists of approximately 30 attorneys focusing primarily on private equity, mergers & acquisitions, restructuring/insolvency, acquisition financing and tax matters.