Press Release

Kirkland Advises KKR on Acquisition of Novaria Group from Rosewood Private Investments and Tailwind Advisors

Kirkland & Ellis represented KKR, a leading global investment firm, which today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Novaria Group, a leading manufacturer of specialty aerospace hardware, from Rosewood Private Investments and Tailwind Advisors. The transaction, the financial details of which were not disclosed, is being funded through KKR’s Americas XII Fund. Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, Novaria Group is a premier independent supplier of complex, highly engineered components and specialty processes for the aerospace and defense industry.

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The Kirkland team included transactional partners Jennifer Perkins, Andrew Arons and Ryan Brissette and associates Colin Zelicof, Gisella de la Rocha, Rachel MacDonald and Matthew Stylianou, debt finance partner Eric Wedel and associate Matthew Leist, tax partner Mike Beinus and associate Vivek Ratnam, executive compensation partner Michael Krasnovsky, and environmental partner Jonathan Kidwell.