Press Release

Kirkland Advises Acquiring Consortium and KKR on Decision to Acquire CyrusOne for $15 Billion

Kirkland & Ellis counseled the acquiring consortium and KKR, a leading global investment firm, in the definitive agreement where KKR and Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), one of the world’s leading infrastructure investors, will acquire all outstanding shares of common stock of CyrusOne Inc. (NASDAQ:CONE), a premier global data center REIT, for $90.50 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $15 billion, including the assumption of debt. 

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Andy Calder, John Pitts, Melissa Kalka, Ben Hardison and Rami Totari and associate Brittany Scheier; debt finance partners Roald Nashi, Sebastian Chan, Jonathan Birks and Kazik Michalski; real estate partners Andrew Small and David Rosenberg; capital markets partner Julian Seiguer; and tax partners Stephen Butler, David Wheat and Joseph Tootle and associate Victoria Chang.