Kirkland Advises Metallica on Acquisition of Majority Interest in Furnace Record Pressing
Kirkland & Ellis advised Metallica on its acquisition of the majority interest in Furnace Record Pressing (Furnace), a leading provider of high-quality vinyl records and related services. The acquisition formalizes a long-standing relationship between the band and Furnace that has produced more than five million pieces of Metallica vinyl since 2014.
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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Margaret Gibson, John Kaercher and Miriam Khalifa and associate Zach Prociuk; tax partners Michael Beinus and Vivek Ratnam; technology and IP transactions partner Seth Traxler; employment and labor partner Christie Alcala and associate Alexis Grinstead; employee benefits partner Maureen O’Brien and associate Milteva Andonellis; and executive compensation partner Rob Fowler and associate Julia Lee.