Press Release

Kirkland Represents Platinum Equity on Financing for Acquisition of Hop Lun

Kirkland & Ellis advised Platinum Equity on the debt financing for its acquisition of a controlling stake in Hong Kong-based international fashion lingerie and swimwear company, Hop Lun, from company founder Erik Ryd. The acquired business has over 30,000 employees and has manufacturing operations in Bangladesh, China, Ethiopia and Indonesia. The transaction closed on September 29, 2022.

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The Kirkland team was led by debt finance partner Manas Chandrashekar with support from debt finance associates John Curran and Daniel Sharif.