Press Release

Kirkland Represents BC Partners on Investment in IMA

Kirkland & Ellis represented funds advised by BC Partners LLP (“BC Partners”), a leading international private investment firm, on its agreement to invest in IMA, a world leader in the design and manufacturing of automatic machines for the processing and packaging of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, teas, coffee and foods, and with a material presence in electric motor production processes. The transaction is subject to customary regulatory conditions, including anti-trust clearances. The transaction values the equity of IMA at 2.93 billion euros.
The Kirkland team was led by London transactional partners David Higgins and Tom Bartram and associate Henry Birch; and London funds partner Andy Shore and associate Daniel Paul.