Kirkland & Ellis is representing Silverfleet Capital Partners on the sale of Kalle Group to a fund managed by private equity investor Clayton Dubilier & Rice. The transaction is subject to approval by the relevant anti-trust authorities. To read more about the transaction, please click here.
Kalle Group, based in Wiesbaden, Germany, is one of the world’s leading suppliers of industrially produced sausage casings, with locations in Europe and the Americas. Silverfleet Capital Partners is one of the leading mid-market private equity investors based in UK.
The Kirkland team was led by Munich corporate partners Dr. Jörg Kirchner and Nicole Schlatter and included antitrust partners Shaun Goodman (London) and James Mutchnik (Chicago), finance partners Dr. Markus Feil (Munich) and Matthew Merkle (London), tax partner Dr. Oded Schein (Munich); as well as corporate associates Dr. Bernhard Guthy and Dr. Mark Aschenbrenner (Munich), antitrust associate Annie Herdman (London) and finance associate Tim Volkheimer (London).