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Kirkland Advises Funds Managed by Gamut Capital Management in Acquisition of Grede

Kirkland & Ellis advised funds managed by Gamut Capital Management in their acquisition of Grede, a leading developer, manufacturer assembler and supplier of ductile, gray, and specialty iron castings and machined components for automotive, commercial vehicle and industrial markets, from American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAM). The acquisition was announced on September 18, 2019 and closed on December 16, 2019.
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The Kirkland team was led by transactional partners Peter Martelli, Constantine Skarvelis and Marshall Shaffer and associates Lisa Phua and Kartik Khanna; employee benefits partner Alexandra Mihalas and associate Emily Morrison; tax partner Sara Zablotney and associate Amanda Milhet; executive compensation partners Michael Krasnovsky and Ian Sherwin and associate Anthony Ji; debt finance partners Melissa Hutson and Andrea Weintraub and associate Olga Mir; and technology & IP transactions partner Matthew Lovell and associate Jeff Seroogy.