Kirkland & Ellis LLP represented GTCR, which announced on February 1, 2017, that it has entered into a partnership with Charles A. Nicolais to form Ceba-Tech Specialty Solutions, Inc.
The new company, headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, will focus on acquiring companies and assets in the specialty chemicals, materials and ingredients industry as part of a strategy to build a market leading company in the space. GTCR will invest in Ceba-Tech from GTCR Fund XI, a private equity fund with $3.85 billion of equity capital commitments, alongside a substantial investment from Mr. Nicolais, a 30-year veteran.
The Kirkland team included corporate partners Sanford Perl (Picture) and Michael Weed, technology and IP transactions partner Matthew Lovell and corporate associate Trevor Mayer.
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