Press Release

Kirkland Counsels Clearlake on Sale of Futuris

Kirkland & Ellis LLP represented Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. in the sale of Futuris Global Holdings LLC, a leading supplier of seating solutions to the global automotive industry, with an active and rapidly growing presence in North America and Asia, to an affiliate of Adient plc.  The full release can be found here.

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partner Luke Guerra with guidance from corporate partner Hamed Meshki and included associates Bianca Levin-Soler and Paige Scheckla; tax partner Russell Light and associate Tristan Evans-Wilent; technology and intellectual property transactions partner Vladimir Khodosh and associate Kyle Barnett; executive compensation partner Jennifer Pepin and associate Ian Sherwin; environmental transactions partner Stefanie Gitler and associates Michael Saretsky and Devi Chandrasekaran; employee benefits of counsel Jack Bernstein; labor and employment partner Matthew Keiser and associate Michael Schulman; real estate partner John Caruso and associate John Jefferson; antitrust partners Ian Conner, Sally Southwell and Marin Boney and associate Michael DeRita; and corporate partner Jing Li and associate Kanglin Liu.