Press Release

Kirkland Counsels Landmark Partners on Acquisition of Investments from Aberdeen International Inc.

Kirkland & Ellis LLP represented Landmark Equity Partners in connection with the agreement of Ore Acquisition Partners, L.P., an investment vehicle owned by funds managed by Landmark Equity Advisors, LLC, to acquire certain public and private equity investments from Aberdeen International Inc. (TSX: AAB). Closing of the transaction is expected to occur on or prior to August 31, 2015. The full release is available here.

Kirkland private funds partner Michael Belsley led the Kirkland team that included private funds partner Daniel Lavon-Krein, investment management partner Michael Chu, tax partner Dan Meehan and private funds associates Stefan Paulovic and Stephanie Yoshida.

Kirkland’s private funds group regularly represents leading institutional investors in connection with their investments in private funds and secondary market activities. The Firm has formed more than 800 private equity funds on behalf of approximately 430 private equity sponsors since 1995, raising more than $570 billion.