Press Release

Kirkland & Ellis Advises Madison Dearborn Partners in Acquisition of Patterson Medical

Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised private equity firm Madison Dearborn Partners in the closing of its acquisition of Patterson Medical Inc. from Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO). The deal, first announced in July 2015, is valued at $715 million in cash. More information about the acquisition is available here.

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Sanford Perl and Mark Fennell, debt finance partners Michael Wright and Joshua Samis, tax partners William Welke and Rachel Cantor, corporate associates Matt Mauney, Amy Livingston and Patrick Cronin, debt finance associates Brian Tweedie and Katherine Bryan, and tax associate Shane Mulrooney.