Press Release

Kirkland Represents Butterfly on Acquisition of Pete and Gerry’s Organics

Kirkland & Ellis advised Butterfly, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm specializing in the food sector, on its acquisition of a majority stake in Pete and Gerry’s Organics, LLC, the nation’s leading producer of organic, free-range and pasture-raised eggs. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Ravi Agarwal and Sean Rodgers and associates Christopher Burwell and Patrick O’Connor, debt finance partners Melissa Hutson and Ben Steadman, tax partner Benjamin Schreiner and associate Simon Kwong, and investment funds partners David Sherman and Lina Zhou.