Press Release

Kirkland Advises KPS Capital Partners on Acquisition of Sport Group

Kirkland & Ellis is advising KPS Capital Partners, through a newly formed affiliate, on signing a definitive agreement to acquire Sport Group TopCo GmbH, including the AstroTurf, Polytan, Rekortan and Laykold brands, from funds advised by Equistone Partners Europe. Completion of the transaction is expected in the second quarter of 2024 and is subject to customary closing conditions and approvals.

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The Kirkland team is being led by corporate partners Alvaro Membrillera, Pelin Eski and Cole Parker and associates Ray Aryal, Gino Jacobazzi and Andrea Jekkels, and debt finance partners Ian Barratt and Ben Burton and associate Alice Mackenzie.