Press Release

Kirkland & Ellis Advises Country Style Cooking Special Committee on ‘Going-Private’ Transaction

Kirkland & Ellis is advising the special committee of the board of directors of NYSE-listed Country Style Cooking Restaurant Chain Co., Ltd. (“Country Style Cooking”), a fast-growing quick service restaurant chain in China, in connection with its acquisition by a buyer group including the company’s co-founders Ms. Hong Li and Mr. Xingqiang Zhang. The merger agreement was announced on December 18, 2015. More information on the transaction is available here.

The Kirkland team on the transaction is being led by Hong Kong corporate partners David Zhang, Jesse Sheley and Xiaoxi Lin.