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Kirkland & Ellis Represents KKR in Trinity River Energy Deal

Kirkland & Ellis LLP represented KKR, which today announced the signing of its definitive agreement with Riverstone Holdings LLC to merge the existing assets held by KKR Natural Resources Funds with the assets of Legend Production Holdings, LLC, a portfolio company of Riverstone, to create a new oil and gas company called Trinity River Energy, LLC.  Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  
The Kirkland team was led by Houston-based corporate partners Andy Calder and Amber Meek, and included tax partners William Welke and Rachel Cantor, environmental partner Paul Tanaka, antitrust partner Ellen Jakovic, employee benefits partner Alexandra Mihalas, executive compensation partner Scott Price, intellectual property partner Neil Hirshman, labor partner Tim Stephenson and real estate partner Roberto Miceli.

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