Press Release

Kirkland Advises Nord Anglia Education Special Committee on US$4.3 Billion Going-Private Transaction

Kirkland & Ellis is advising the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of NYSE-listed Nord Anglia Education Inc., a leading global premium schools organization, in connection with its acquisition by a consortium led by funds affiliated with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Baring Private Equity Asia. The merger agreement, which values the transaction at approximately US$4.3 billion, was announced on April 25, 2017. More information about the transaction is available here.

The Kirkland team is led by Hong Kong corporate partners Jesse Sheley and Xiaoxi Lin.