Press Release

Kirkland & Ellis Advises Fortune Brands in $600M Acquisition of Norcraft

Kirkland & Ellis LLP represents Fortune Brands Home & Security (NYSE: FBHS) in its agreement to acquire Norcraft Companies, Inc., a leading publicly owned manufacturer of kitchen and bathroom cabinetry, for a total enterprise value of about $600 million. More information on the transaction is available here.

The Kirkland team was led by Chicago-based corporate partner Scott Falk, and associates Ian Bushner and Peter Anderson. The firm’s antitrust team was led by Washington, D.C.,-based partners Christine Wilson and Bilal Sayyed and of counsel Tim Muris; the executive compensation and employee benefits team was led by Scott Price and Matt Antinossi; and the tax team was led by Chicago-based partner Keith Villmow.