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RICHARDS Lukas David
RICHARDS Lukas David


Position: Partner in the corporate department of the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Organization: Kirkland & Ellis

Contact phone: +1 212 446 4975

Profession: Lawyer



Lukas Richards is a partner in the corporate department of the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.


  • Vista Equity Partners in its acquisition of Farelogix by Vista portfolio company Accelya.
  • AbbVie in its $63 billion acquisition of Allergan.
  • Apax Partners in its investment in Paycor, a Human Capital Management company.
  • KKR in its acquisition of GeoStabilization International, a provider of geotechnical maintenance services, from CAI Capital Partners.
  • Blackstone in its acquisition of the Center For Autism and Related Disorders, LLC.
  • Steiner Leisure Ltd., portfolio company of L Catterton, in the $900 million sale of ELEMIS, a British skincare brand, to L’Occitane International.
  • Tronox Limited in its $1.325 billion sale of its Alkali Chemicals business to Genesis Energy, L.P.
  • New Mountain Capital, LLC in its partnership with Legends Hospitality, LLC.
  • Equity One in its $15.6 billion merger with Regency Centers Corporation, creating the preeminent shopping center REIT in the U.S.
  • Solera Holdings in connection with its $6.5 billion sale to Vista Equity Partners.
  • Warburg Pincus in the sale of Coyote Logistics, a Chicago-based truckload freight brokerage company, to UPS (NYSE: UPS) in a $1.8 billion cash transaction.
  • KKR in its acquisition of C.H.I. Overhead Doors.
  • IGATE Corporation in its $4.04 billion merger with Cap Gemini S.A.
  • Tronox Limited in its $1.64 billion acquisition of FMC Corporation's alkali chemicals business.

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