Kirkland & Ellis advised Windjammer Capital on its acquisition of Hilco Vision in partnership with management. Hilco Vision is the leading global distributor of branded and consumable professional eyecare products and optical accessories throughout the eye healthcare supply chain. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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The Kirkland team was led by transactional partner Christian Atwood and associates Dave Gusella and Emily Deagen; debt finance partner Brian Ford and associate Shawn Bagdasarian; tax partner Vincent Thorn and associate Scott Fryman; and healthcare partner Chad Ehrenkranz and associate Phil DeFedele. The international team also included London transactional partner Stuart Boyd; Hong Kong transactional partner Daniel Dusek; Shanghai transactional partner Rongjing Zhao; and Munich transactional partner Volkmar Bruckner.