Press Release

Kirkland Represents Resonetics on $900 Million Acquisition of SAES Medical Nitinol Business

Kirkland & Ellis advised Resonetics, a pioneer in advanced engineering, product development, prototyping and manufacturing solutions for the life sciences industry, on its acquisition of Memry Corporation and SAES Smart Materials, Inc. from SAES Getters S.p.A, Milan, Italy, for $900 million. Resonetics is backed by funds managed by global investment firm Carlyle and leading private equity firm GTCR. The transaction is expected to close in 2023, subject to the receipt of required regulatory clearances and approvals and the satisfaction of other closing conditions. 

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Christopher Thomas, Sam Stucker, Michael Weed and Sandy Perl and associates Joshua Bass, Sophie Frishberg, Sasha Timakova and Emily Binger, tax partner Polina Liberman and associate Natalie Kannan, technology & IP transactions partner Amber Harezlak and associates Jessie Perlman and Donovan Suh, antitrust & competition partners Jeffrey Ayer and Matt Reilly and debt finance partner Thomas Dobleman.