Press Release

Kirkland Represents Funds Advised by Apax on Acquisition of Pickles

Kirkland & Ellis advised funds advised by Apax Partners LLP, a global private equity firm, on its acquisition of a majority stake in Pickles Auctions Pty Limited, Australia’s leading marketplace for vehicles, industrial, and salvage assets. The transaction is expected to close by the end of 2022.   

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Sri Kaushik and Adam Clifford and associates Carl Witkin and Zackary Theo, tax partners Sara Zablotney, Timothy Lowe and Alan Walker and associate Charles Roarty, executive compensation partner Kate Vera and associate John Kleinjan, and debt finance partner Andrew Idrizovic and associate Aiko Wadley. Apax was supported by Australian counsel King & Wood Mallesons, with a team led by partners Lee Horan and Matt Coull and special counsel Jared Nickig.