Press Release

Kirkland Advises SK Capital Partners on Sale of IPACKCHEM to Greif

Kirkland & Ellis advised SK Capital Partners on entering into exclusive negotiations to sell IPACKCHEM, a global market leader in the production of high-performance plastic packaging, to Greif, Inc., a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, in a cash transaction valued at $538 million. The planned transaction is expected to close by the end of the second quarter of Greif’s 2024 fiscal year, subject to prior completion of the information-consultation processes under French law and closing conditions, including regulatory clearances.

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Vincent Ponsonnaille, Matthew Arenson, Guillaume Nivault and Justin Joffe and associates Marion Callot, Kenza Hamache and Amanda Levi-Acobas; debt finance partners Kalish Mullen and Kirsteen Nicol and associate Carla Bisoli; antitrust & competition partners Philipp Gnatzy and Thomas Wilson and associate Alexandre Rouhette; tax partner Sonia Bouaffassa and associate Louise Chappey; and international trade & national security partner Luci Hague and associate Erika Krum.