Press Release

Kirkland Counsels Clearlake on Acquisition of ASP Unifrax

Kirkland & Ellis LLP represented Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. in its entry into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of ASP Unifrax Holdings, Inc., a global specialty materials platform that provides thermal management, emissions control, filtration, fire protection and energy solutions for a variety of end markets and applications.  Clearlake’s release can be found here.

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Luke Guerra and Hamed Meshki and included associates Bianca Levin-Soler, Alice Blain and Jimin He; tax partners Russell Light and Josh McLane; debt finance partners David Nemecek and Brian Ford; technology and intellectual property transactions partner Vladimir Khodosh; executive compensation partner Jennifer Pepin; environmental transactions partner Stefanie Gitler; employee benefits partner Matthew Antinossi; labor and employment partners Matthew Keiser and Michael Schulman; real estate partner John Caruso; and international trade partner Anthony Rapa.