Press Release

The Jordan Company Acquires PQ Group Holding’s Performance Materials Business

Kirkland advised an affiliate of The Jordan Company, L.P. on its acquisition of the Performance Materials business of PQ Group Holdings Inc. (NYSE: PQG), a leading global provider of specialty catalysts, materials and chemicals and services. The transaction is expected to close by the end of 2020 and is subject to customary closing conditions.

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The team was led by transactional partners Andrew Arons and Megan Spelman and associates Micah Kantrowitz and Philippe Simard, technology & IP transactions partner Mattew Lovell and associate Imani Lee, tax partners Jared Rusman and Scott Fryman, debt finance partners Jason Kanner and Rachel Gray and associate Bradley Cho, employee benefits partner Melissa Grim and associate Chris Chase, executive compensation partner Michael Krasnovsky and associates Laura Gallo and Bryan Belok, labor and employment partners Michael Schulman and Sydney Jones, environmental transactions partner Toby Chun and associate Michelle Sliwinski, antitrust partner Paula Riedel and associate Arjun Chandran, M&A clearance director Kurt Wunderlich, government contracts partner Boyd Greene, litigation partner Nick Niles, and international trade and national security partner Daniel Gerkin.