IVEST Consumer Partners’ Acquisition of Paladone

Kirkland & Ellis advised IVEST Consumer Partners in the transaction.

IVEST Consumer Partners executed its acquisition of Paladone, a UK-based wholesale gift supply company. Paladone specializes in the design, development and wholesale supply of own-brand and licensed products for brands including PlayStation, Disney and Harry Potter. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 2013, IVEST seeks investments in well run private companies that can leverage our world class operational track record. IVEST is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partner Justin Solomon (Picture) and associate Shandy Pinkowski, corporate partners Christian Atwood and Jacob Traff, and tax partner Mike Greenberg.

Involved fees earner: Christian Atwood – Kirkland & Ellis; Michael Greenberg – Kirkland & Ellis; Shandy Pinkowski – Kirkland & Ellis; Justin Solomon – Kirkland & Ellis; Jacob Traff – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: IVEST Consumer Partners;