Kirkland Reps Madison Dearborn In $915M BWAY Deal

Law360, New York (March 29, 2010, 2:00 PM EDT) -- Private equity firm Madison Dearborn Partners LLC has reached a deal to acquire packaging container company BWAY Holding Co. in a transaction valued at $915 million, including the assumption of debt.

Under the agreement, Madison Dearborn will take BWAY private, and the company will be wholly owned by affiliates of Madison Dearborn once the merger is finalized. BWAY shareholders will receive $20 cash for each share of common stock they own, representing a premium of about 25 percent over the 30-day average closing trading price, the...
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