Press Release

Kirkland & Ellis Advises Centerbridge Partners in Acquisition of Splenda by Heartland Food Products

Kirkland & Ellis advised Centerbridge Partners L.P. in connection with the acquisition of low-calorie sweetener brand Splenda by Heartland Food Products Group from McNeil Nutritionals, LLC, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson [NYSE: JNJ]. To read more about the transaction, please click here.

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Jon Ballis and included corporate partners Neal Reenan, Steve Toth and Eric Wedel, intellectual property partner Jeffery Norman, and corporate associates Ian Bushner, Amy Livingston, Leah Eubanks and Peter Davis.