Kirkland & Ellis International LLP advised Bain Capital Private Equity on its acquisition of leading Italian tyre wholesaler Fintyre. Bain acquired the stake through its Europe IV Fund from London private equity firm BlueGem Capital Partners. The transaction, the value of which was not disclosed, closed on March 31, 2017. Read more about the transaction here.
The Kirkland team, in London, was led by corporate partners Justin Hutchinson and David Patrick Eich, debt finance partners Chris Shield and Neel Sachdev, tax partner Dulcie Daly and antitrust & competition partner Sarah Jordan.