Press Release

Kirkland & Ellis Advises Gilde Buy Out Partners on the Acquisition of a Majority Interest in the Comcave Group

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP advised Gilde Buy Out Partners on the acquisition of a majority interest in the Comcave Group (Comcave), which was announced today. Comcave is a leading provider of occupational re-training and advanced vocational training for adults. The company is focused on IT-related education measures, which are being held at 14 education centers in Germany. The transaction is subject to approval by the German antitrust authorities (Bundeskartellamt). The parties agreed not to disclose the terms of the transaction.

The Kirkland team in Munich was led by corporate partner Volker Kullmann and included corporate partner Dr. Christian Zuleger, finance partners Wolfgang Nardi and Dr. Markus Feil, tax partner Dr. Ulf Kieker, as well as corporate associates Dr. Marcus Klie, Dirk Kramer and Dr. Philipp Mangini-Guidano.