Press Release

Kirkland Advises TDR Capital on Acquisition of Majority Stake in Asda

Kirkland & Ellis is advising funds managed by TDR Capital on the agreement to acquire Zuber Issa’s shares in British supermarket chain Asda. Mohsin Issa remains a co-owner in Asda alongside TDR Capital. This brings the ownership of Asda to 67.5% by TDR Capital, 22.5% by Mohsin Issa and 10% by Walmart Inc. The transaction is set to complete in Q3 2024.


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The Kirkland team is led by corporate partners Stuart Boyd and Jessica Corr and associates Christopher Weale and William Blakeney; antitrust & competition partners Alasdair Balfour and Joel Gory; financial services regulatory partner Prem Mohan and associate Kate McDermott; and tax partners Ed Moberly and Mavnick Nerwal.