Press Release

Kirkland Advises Rhône Capital on Acquisition of Minority Stake in illycaffè

Kirkland & Ellis is advising Rhône Capital on the acquisition of a minority stake in illycaffè. Founded in 1933 by Francesco Illy, the Company has built a global premium coffee brand present in more than 140 countries and recognized for the superior quality of its unique blend, as well as for its strong ethical values focused on sustainable business practices and close relationships with the coffee growers’ community.

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The Kirkland team was led by London transactional partners Adrian Duncan and David Higgins.