Press Release

Kirkland Represents Covetrus on $250 Million Convertible Preferred Equity Investment by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice

Kirkland & Ellis advised Covetrus (NASDAQ: CVET), a global leader in animal-health technology and services, on a $250 million convertible preferred equity investment from Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, a leading private equity firm that has been a significant shareholder of the Company. The additional capital will significantly strengthen the Company’s financial profile and enable management to execute on its strategic growth objectives.

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The Kirkland team was led by transactional partner David Feirstein and capital markets partner Ross Leff and corporate partner Keri Schick Norton and associate Arlene Ortiz-Leytte and tax partners Dean Shulman and Benjamin Schreiner and associate Vivek Ratnam.