Press Release

Kirkland Represents The Carlyle Group on Acquisition of Unchained Labs for $435 Million

Kirkland & Ellis advised The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG), a global investment firm, on its acquisition of Unchained Labs, a rapidly growing life science tools company, for $435 million in partnership with its management team, from Novo Holdings A/S, Canaan Partners and TPG Biotech. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and is expected to close in Q2 2021.

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Shawn OHargan and Eunu Chun and associates Jaye Kasper, Philippe Simard and Bridget Hamway.