Press Release

Kirkland Represents The Jordan Company on $1.3 billion Acquisition of Echo Global Logistics

Kirkland & Ellis advised funds managed by The Jordan Company, L.P., a global private equity firm, on its acquisition of Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ECHO), a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, for approximately $1.3 billion. Through this transaction, Echo will become a private company which it expects will provide additional resources and greater flexibility to continue to build its technology and data science platform and enhance its value proposition to shippers and carriers. The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2021.

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Andrew Arons and Lukas Richards and associates Carl Witkin and Julianna Debler, debt finance partner Jason Serlenga and associate Whitney Greer, technology & IP transactions partner Matthew Lovell, labor & employment partner Michael Schulman, executive compensation partner Michael Krasnovsky, tax partner Jared Rusman, and antitrust & competition partner Katherine Rocco.