Press Release

Kirkland Advises Twin Ridge Capital Acquisition Corp. on Business Combination with Carbon Revolution Limited

Kirkland & Ellis advised Twin Ridge Capital Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: TRCA), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, on its business combination with Carbon Revolution Limited (“Carbon Revolution”)(ASX: CBR), a Tier 1 OEM supplier and a leading global manufacturer of lightweight advanced technology carbon fiber wheels. The estimated pro forma enterprise value is approximately $270 million. Upon closing of the transaction, the ordinary shares and warrants of the merged company Poppetell Limited, to be renamed Carbon Revolution plc, are expected to trade on a national exchange in the United States, and Carbon Revolution’s shares will be delisted from the ASX.

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Adam Larson and Rami Totari and associates Gabrielle Sumich, Bridget Hamway, Tommy Kagerer, Tyler Ambrose and Chris Leveroni; capital markets partners Peter Seligson and Christian Nagler and associates Anthony Zangrillo, Devansi Reshamwala and John Diamandis; tax partners David Wheat and Joe Tobias; executive compensation partners Stephen Jacobson and Jake Ebers and associates Lindsey Buckley and Alexandra Studwell; technology & IP transactions partner Matt Darch and associate Trevor Martin; employee benefits partner Alexandra Mihalas and associates Hannah Barlow and Annika Morin; labor & employment partner Christie Alcala and associates Jaime Wamble and Charlie Kassir; environmental transactions partner Jonathan Kidwell and associate Hannah Ebersole; ESG & impact partner Mary Beth Houlihan and associate Maddy Foote; real estate partner Ian Craig and associates Gina Garcia and Adam Amdur; international trade & national security partners Mario Mancuso and Carrie Schroll and associate Jordan Young; antitrust partner Matthew Wheatley and of counsel Ellen Jakovic; and debt finance partners Lucas Spivey and Jordan Roberts and associates Steven Keithley, Andrew Houlin and Jordan Mulder.