Press Release

Kirkland Advises Vitruvian on Acquisition of Majority Interest in Fotona Group

Kirkland & Ellis is advising international private equity firm Vitruvian Partners LLP on the acquisition of Fotona Holdings (Netherlands) B.V. (Fotona) from European-Asian private equity firm AGIC Capital (AGIC). AGIC will reinvest alongside Vitruvian and continue to support Fotona and its management team with their international growth story.

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Fotona is a leading medical laser focused EBD company. It develops, manufactures and distributes market-leading medical laser systems and other EBDs with product lines covering aesthetics, dental, and gynaecology applications. Fotona currently serves a global customer base through a direct sales force in the US and China complemented by distributors covering over 65 countries worldwide.

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Aneeq Durrani and Roger Johnson, debt finance partners Kirsteen Nicol and Alexander van der Gaag and tax partners Mavnick Nerwal and Andrew Douglas, along with associates Syed Murshed, Carmella Crinnion and Andrea Jekkels.