Press Release

Kirkland & Ellis Advises Avista Capital Partners and Armored AutoGroup in Sale

Kirkland & Ellis LLP represented Armored AutoGroup., a portfolio company of Avista Capital Partners, in its sale to Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc. in a transaction valued at $1.4 billion in cash and assumed debt.

Avista Capital Partners is a leading private equity firm with approximately $6 billion under management and offices in New York, Houston and London.

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Jai Agrawal, Josh Kogan, and Dvir Oren and associates Will Boothby, Andrew Kimball and Kenneth Rosenzweig.