Kirkland & Ellis advised 3G Capital, a global investment firm and private partnership, on the financing for the acquisition of a controlling interest in Hunter Douglas (AEX: HDG), the global market leader in window coverings and a major manufacturer of architectural products, from Ralph Sonnenberg, the controlling shareholder of Hunter Douglas, for an enterprise value of approximately $7.1 billion. The Sonnenberg Family will continue to hold a 25% interest in the company. Completion of the transaction is subject to limited closing conditions.
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The Kirkland team was led by debt finance partners Jay Ptashek, Douglas Tedeschi and Evgeny Zborovsky.