Press Release

Kirkland Represents Sycamore Partners on Acquisition of Canadian Retail Business of Lowe’s Companies, Inc.

Kirkland represented Sycamore Partners on its agreement to acquire the Canadian retail business of Lowe’s Companies, Inc. for $400 million in cash and performance-based deferred consideration. The transaction is expected to close in early 2023, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals.

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partner James Faley and associate Zach Miller with support from corporate partner Mikaal Shoaib, debt finance partners Judson Oswald and John Ilardo and associates Conor O’Muiri and Elizabeth Williams, tax partners Roger Lucas and Mike Conroy and associate Hayden Gunter, technology & IP transactions partners Matthew Lovell and Todd Herst and associates Jessie Perlman and Camilo Mesa, real estate partner John Caruso, executive compensation partner Scott Price, employee benefits partners Matt Antinossi and Chris Chase, labor & employment partner Risa Salins and associates Jaime Wamble and Charlie Kassir, environmental transactions partner Ty’Meka Reeves-Sobers and associate Laura Weingarden, antitrust partners Michael Thorpe, Matt Reilly and Chuck Boyars, and international trade & national security partner Luci Hague and associate Erika Krum.