Press Release

Kirkland Represents Lazard, Financial Advisor to the Special Committee of SolarCity in Connection with its Combination with Tesla for $2.6 Billion

Kirkland & Ellis LLP counseled Lazard as financial advisor to the Special Committee of SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ: SCTY) in connection with its combination with Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA), creating the world’s only vertically integrated sustainable energy company. This is an all-stock transaction with an equity value of approximately $2.6 billion. The full details are available here.

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Scott Falk, Sarkis Jebejian, John Kupiec and associates Laura Lee Timko and Clément Smadja.