Press Release

Kirkland Represents Oregon Tool, Portfolio Company of American Securities and P2 Capital, on Sale to Platinum Equity

Kirkland advised Oregon Tool, a global manufacturer and distributor of aftermarket-driven professional grade cutting tools, outdoor equipment accessories and parts, on its sale to Platinum Equity. American Securities and P2 Capital have owned Oregon Tool (previously known as Blount International) since taking it private in 2016. Financial terms were not disclosed and the transaction is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2021.

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Michael Weisser and Duncan Enista and associate William Lay, debt finance partners Melissa Hutson and Brett Pallin, capital markets partner Michael Kim, and tax partner Mark Schwed.