Press Release

Kirkland Advises Bain Capital Private Equity and US LBM on Acquisition of American Construction Source

Kirkland & Ellis advised Bain Capital Private Equity and its portfolio company US LBM, a leading distributor of specialty building materials in the United States, on US LBM’s acquisition of American Construction Source ("ACS"), a leading national building materials distribution platform for custom home builders and repair and remodel contractors. Upon completion of the acquisition, US LBM will operate nearly 400 locations nationwide. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed.

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partner Christopher Thomas and associate Christopher Grady, and debt finance partners Melissa Hutson and Yuli Wang.