Press Release

Kirkland Counsels Clearlake on its Agreement with PrimeSource

Kirkland & Ellis LLP represented Clearlake Capital Group in its execution of definitive agreements to acquire PriSo Holding Corporation (PrimeSource), a provider of construction fastening solutions and other complementary special building products, from Platinum Equity Capital Partners. The transaction was announced on Nov. 16, 2020.

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Luke Guerra and Aisha Lavinier and included associates Orlie Golan, Zach Glasser, Madison Kavanaugh and Darin Huggins; debt finance partners Brian Ford and Aaron Berlin and associate Daniel Schwimmer; capital markets partner Ross Leff and associate Sarah Curry; tax partner Josh McLane and associate Michael Thaxter; technology and intellectual property transactions partner Vladimir Khodosh and associates Derek Ventling and Lichen Han; environmental transactions partner Stefanie Gitler and associate Matt Swanson; executive compensation partner Rohit Nafday and associate Daniel Rios; labor and employment partner Michael Schulman and associate Caitlin Koseck; employee benefits partner Matthew Antinossi and associate Mark Lennon; real estate partner Joshua Faulkner and associate Eric Zhi; international trade partner Shawn Cooley; and antitrust partner Carla A.R. Hine.