Press Release

Kirkland Represents GTCR on Acquisition of Consumer Cellular

Kirkland & Ellis represents leading private equity firm GTCR, which announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Consumer Cellular, Inc. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Consumer Cellular, provides postpaid wireless services with a focus on the 50+ demographic. The company currently serves approximately four million subscribers nationwide, providing affordable cellular plans and award-winning customer service. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2020.

Read more in GTCR’s press release 

The Kirkland team included transactional partners Daniel Guerin, Lauren Yeager and Stephen Ritchie, and associates Edwin Cruz and Benjamin Vizvary, debt finance partners Chris Butler, Tom Dobleman, Mary Liz Brady, and associate Joe Patterson, employee benefits partners Alexandra Mihalas and associate Jack Amaro, environmental partner Sara Webber and associate Tyler Burgess, labor and employment partner Michael Schulman, real estate partner Roberto Miceli and associate Ashley Thompson, technology & IP transactions partners Seth Traxler and Aaron Lorber and associate Jessie Perlman, and tax partners Polina Liberman and Greg Gallagher and associate Paul Hendrickson.