Press Release

Kirkland Advises Morrisons and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice on £2.5 Billion Sale of Morrisons Petrol Forecourts

Kirkland & Ellis is advising Morrisons and its shareholder Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) on entering into an agreement to sell 337 Morrisons petrol forecourts (including fuel, convenience retail kiosk and ancillary services) and more than 400 associated sites across the UK for Ultra-Rapid electric vehicle charging development to Motor Fuel Group (MFG). The transaction is valued at £2.5 billion and will form a new strategic partnership between Morrisons and MFG. 

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The Kirkland team is led by corporate partners Adrian Maguire, Vincent Bergin, Jessica Corr and Nick Appleton and associates James Whybrow, Callum Alder, William Blakeney and Raphael Khoo; technology and IP transactions partner Max Harris and associates Ben Zeris and Lana Khoury; tax partners Mavnick Nerwal and James Seddon; debt finance partners Christopher Shield and Suroop Kandola and antitrust & competition partner Alasdair Balfour.