Press Release

Kirkland Advises ORIX and its Portfolio Company SWAT in Acquisition of HPA

Kirkland & Ellis counseled ORIX Capital Partners and its portfolio company Specialty Welding and Turnarounds, LLC (SWAT), a leading provider of specialty welding and other highly technical services to the oil and gas refinery, biodiesel, petrochemical and industrial markets, on its acquisition of Hydroprocessing Associates, LLC (HPA). Headquartered in Moss Point, MS, and with substantial operations across the South-Central and Western United States, HPA provides specialized catalyst handling services for oil and gas refineries and petrochemical facilities. 

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The Kirkland team was led by transactional partners Kevin Crews and Dilen Kumar and associates Natalie Vesti and Tess Dennis; tax partners Jared Rusman and Lane Morgan; debt finance partners Yongjin Im and Mark Kehoe and associate Ryan Martin; and international trade and national security partners Ivan Schlager and Nathan Mitchell.