Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised Bain Capital Private Equity on the acquisition of MSX International (MSXI).
The complex cross-border transaction was led by a team of lawyers from Kirkland’s New York, Chicago, London and Munich offices. For Bain Capital, a European team from London and Munich accompanied the acquisition.
Bain Capital is one of the world’s leading private equity firms with 14 offices worldwide and approximately $75 billion of assets under management. Kirkland has advised Bain Capital on a wide range of projects worldwide for many years.
MSXI provides specialized technology-based services to the automotive industry. The business process outsourcing company provides solutions to enterprises in more than 80 countries and employs more than 6,000 people.
The Kirkland team was led by corporate partner Dvir Oren (Picture) (New York), corporate partner Neal Reenan (Chicago), and corporate partners Jörg Kirchner and Christian Zuleger (Munich). The team also included corporate partners David Beller (New York), debt finance partners Eric Wedel (New York), Neel Sachdev and Christopher Shield (London), tax partner Mike Carew (Chicago) and antitrust partner Sarah Jordan (London).
Involved fees earner: Dvir Oren – Kirkland & Ellis; Neal Reenan – Kirkland & Ellis; Jörg Kirchner – Kirkland & Ellis; Christian Zuleger – Kirkland & Ellis; David Beller – Kirkland & Ellis; Eric Wedel – Kirkland & Ellis; Neel Sachdev – Kirkland & Ellis; Christopher Shield – Kirkland & Ellis; Mike Carew – Kirkland & Ellis; Sarah Jordan – Kirkland & Ellis;
Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis;
Clients: Bain Capital;