Press Release

Kirkland Advises Trina Solar Special Committee on ‘Going-Private’ Transaction

Kirkland & Ellis advises the Special Committee of NYSE-listed Trina Solar Limited, a global leader in photovoltaic modules, solutions and services, in connection with its agreement and plan of merger with Fortune Solar Holdings Limited and Red Viburnum Company Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fortune Solar, pursuant to which Trina Solar will be acquired by a consortium of investors in an all-cash transaction implying an equity value of the company of approximately $1.1 billion. The merger agreement was announced on August 1, 2016. Read more about the transaction here.

The Kirkland team is led by Hong Kong corporate partners David Zhang, Jesse Sheley, Benjamin Su and Xiaoxi Lin.