Press Release

Kirkland Represents ABB on Divestiture of Mechanical Power Transmission Division to RBC Bearings for $2.9 Billion

Kirkland & Ellis advised ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex), a leading global technology company, on the divestiture of its Dodge mechanical power transmission division to RBC Bearings Incorporated (Nasdaq: ROLL) for $2.9 billion. The combination will create a leading manufacturer of highly engineered, performance-critical bearings and motion control components. The transaction is expected to be completed by the end of the year 2021 and is subject to customary closing conditions.  
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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Michael Brueck, Francisco Morales and Daniel Wolf and associate Aidan Murphy.