Press Release

Kirkland Advises Topcast Aviation in Sale to Permira

Kirkland & Ellis represented the founders of Topcast Aviation Supplies Company Limited (“Topcast”), the largest independent aircraft parts distributor in the Asia-Pacific region, in the sale of a majority of the shares of Topcast to investment funds advised and managed by Permira, a global investment firm.

Headquartered in Hong Kong, Topcast has nineteen offices across Asia, the Americas and the UK, and connects suppliers with customers in all segments of aviation including airlines, maintenance, repair and overhaul service providers and original equipment manufacturers.

Read the Permira press release

The Kirkland team was led by transactional partners Nicholas Norris and Derek Poon and debt finance partner David Irvine.