Kirkland & Ellis LLP represents KKR, a leading global investment firm, in its agreement to acquire C.H.I. Overhead Doors (CHI), a North American manufacturer of residential and commercial garage doors, from FFL, a San Francisco-based middle-market private equity firm. Headquartered in Arthur, Illinois, CHI manufactures overhead sectional garage door products for the residential and commercial markets, as well as rolling steel doors for commercial and industrial customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The release can be found here.
The Kirkland team was led by corporate partner Sean Rodgers and associate John Kupiec, and includes associates Bobak Fatemizadeh and Lukas Richards; debt finance partners Linda Myers and Maureen Dixon and associate Patrick Sullivan; tax partners Dean Shulman and Ben Schreiner and associate Adam Kool; executive compensation partner Scott Price and associate Ian Sherwin; employee benefits partner Jeffrey Quinn; real estate associate Loren Snow; environmental partner Toby Chun and associate Carleigh Rodriguez; intellectual property associate Nick Sethi; and summer associate Samantha McManus.