Industrial Scientific’s $570 Million Acquisition of Intelex


Kirkland & Ellis advised Fortive Corporation (NYSE: FTV) on Industrial Scientific’s acquisition of Intelex Technologies for approximately $570 million.

The acquisition brings together the strengths of industry-leading EHSQ technologies to deliver on the promise of connected environmental, health and safety, and quality with a future vision of eliminating worker deaths.

Evercore acted as exclusive financial advisor to Intelex in connection with the transaction. Goodwin Procter LLP and Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP acted as legal counsel to Intelex in connection with the transaction.

The Kirkland team was led by transactional partners Jonathan Davis (Picture) and Carlo Zenkner along with Daniel Wolf and associate Zach Dann; tax partners Dean Shulman and Vincent Thorn; and antitrust partner Jeffrey Ayer.

The Goodwin team was led by Brian McPeake and Amy Keller, and included partners Kelsey Lemaster, Andrea Agathoklis Murino, Steve Charkoudian and Sarah Bock, counsel Steven Argentieri, Christina Queiros-Bouchot and Jacqueline Klosek, and associates Christopher Edwab, Ava Vilhauer, Roza Nader, Alex Plaum, Todd Hahn, Nathan Burk and April Sun.

Involved fees earner: Jeffrey Ayer – Kirkland & Ellis; Zach Dann – Kirkland & Ellis; Jonathan Davis – Kirkland & Ellis; Dean Shulman – Kirkland & Ellis; Vincent Thorn – Kirkland & Ellis; Daniel Wolf – Kirkland & Ellis; Carlo Zenkner – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: Fortive Corporation;