Press Release

Kirkland Advises Donuts, Inc. on Sale to Ethos Capital

Kirkland & Ellis advised Donuts, Inc., an Abry Partners portfolio company, in the successful close of its sale to Ethos Capital, LLC. Donuts holds the world’s largest portfolio of top-level domains (“TLDs”) and offers individuals and organizations new ways to promote and enhance their true digital identities. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Read the Ethos Capital press release

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Dave Gusella and Josh Kogan, with assistance from corporate partner Carlo Zenkner and associates Emily Deagen, Luke Schafer and Malorie Frayssinet, tax partner Vin Thorn and associate Aime Salazar, debt finance partner Ashley Gregory and associates Roxanne Walton and Eric St. Bernard, technology & IP transactions partner Matt Lovell and associate Melissa Moreno, executive compensation partner Matt Shiels and associates John Kleinjan and Katherine Baker, real estate partner Jennifer Sheehan and associate Sohil Khurana, environmental transactions partner Toby Chun, labor and employment partner Richard Kidd and associates Xander Flynn-Tabloff and Caitlin Koseck, employee benefits partner Alexandra Mihalas and associate Hannah Barlow, international trade and national security of counsel Abigail Cotterill and associate Jeremy Iloulian, and antitrust partners Carla Hine and Thomas Wilson and associates Shahrzad Sadjadi and Philipp Gnatzy.