Press Release

Kirkland Advises Savage on Merger with Bartlett to Form Savage Enterprises

Kirkland & Ellis counsels supply chain provider Savage Companies, based in Salt Lake City, Utah, in connection with a transaction to merge with grain and milling firm Bartlett and Company, based in Kansas City, Missouri, to form a new combined entity, Savage Enterprises. Together, Savage and Bartlett have more than 180 years of experience providing transportation, logistics and materials management services for customers across multiple industries, with a focus on energy and agriculture. The full release is available here.

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Bill Benitez, Andrew Calder and Jim Rowe and associates Leon Johnson and Allan Kirk; tax partner Mark Dundon; and debt finance partner Lucas Spivey and associate Jordan Roberts.