Kirkland & Ellis advised Comvest Partners, a leading private equity investment firm, in the final closing of its fifth private equity fund, Comvest Investment Partners V, with $893 million in capital commitments. Comvest closed the fund well above the $700 million target established at the outset of fundraising. To read more, please click here.
The Kirkland team was led by private funds partners Chris Kallos and Nicholas DiCrescenzo and included private funds associates Brian Kolva and Jonathan McPike; investment management partners Scott Moehrke and Michael Chu; tax partners Daniel Meehan and Donald Rocap; ERISA partner Laura Bader and associate Jacob Glazeski; and EU regulatory partner Lisa Cawley and associate Prem Mohan.
On June 3, 2015, Kirkland advised Comvest in the final closing of Comvest Capital III with $450 million in capital commitments, above the original cap and substantially higher than the original target of $350 million. To read more about that closing, please click here.
The Private Funds Practice at Kirkland & Ellis is one of the largest and most experienced sponsor-side practices in the world. Since 1995, Kirkland's private funds lawyers have represented approximately 430 unique private equity sponsors in more than 800 total funds, raising more than $580 billion.