Stewart Ross is a partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP whose practice focuses on the representation of private investment fund managers in connection with the full range of fund financing transactions, including net asset value (NAV)-based facilities, subscription credit facilities, capital call lines of credit, management company and general partner facilities, GP stakes investments, topco financings, rated notes issuances and feeder-level financings, warehouse facilities and professional loan programs. Stewart also has extensive experience representing both borrowers and lenders in connection with acquisition financings, corporate financings, debtor-in-possession financings, infrastructure project financings, real estate financings, notes offerings and other credit matters.


Thought Leadership

Seminars & Speaking Engagements

Panelist, “Continuing Evolution of Private Equity Fund Asset Value Facilities,” 29th Annual LPC Middle Market, Direct Lending & Large Corporate Loans Conference, Marriott Marquis Hotel, New York, New York (November 2, 2023)

Moderator, “Fund Finance: NAV Loans and Subscription Lines – Emerging Areas,” LPGP Connect CFO/COO Private Equity San Francisco Conference, The Ritz Carlton Hotel, San Francisco, California (June 22, 2023)


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2008New York


  • Fordham University School of LawJ.D.cum laude

    Dean’s Scholarship

    Fordham Law School Prize

    International Law Journal

  • Charles UniversityMasters of Social Sciences, International Relations
  • McGill UniversityB.A., English