Press Release

Kirkland Counsels Clearlake on Decision to Acquire BakeMark

Kirkland & Ellis represented Clearlake Capital Group in its execution of definitive agreements to acquire BakeMark USA, a manufacturer and distributor of bakery ingredients, products and supplies, from Pamplona Capital Management. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Luke Guerra and Aisha Lavinier, and included corporate associates Edwin Cruz, Jessica Bihl and Christopher Santana, debt finance partner Brian Ford and associates Paul Kang and Jose Barragan-Monge, and tax partners Josh McLane and Anne Kim and associate Erin Mitchell.