Press Release

Kirkland & Ellis Retained by Consortium in Proposed Going Private Acquisition of 7 Days Group Holdings Limited

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP has been retained by Mr. Boquan He, Mr. Nanyan Zheng and their respective affiliates, and joint sponsors, including the Carlyle Group and Sequoia Capital China and their respective affiliates in connection with their proposal to acquire 7 Days Group Holdings Limited (NYSE: SVN) in a going private transaction.  Partners David Zhang, Jesse Sheley and Stephanie Tang lead the Kirkland team.