Press Release

Kirkland & Ellis Advises Carnelian Energy Capital in Closing of Inaugural Fund at $400 Million

Kirkland & Ellis advises Carnelian Energy Capital Management, L.P. in the closing of its inaugural private equity fund, Carnelian Energy Capital, L.P., reaching its hard cap with total commitments of $400 million. To read more about the transaction, please click here.
The Kirkland team included private funds partners Sarah Kirson and Matthew Dickman and associates Sojeong Hong and David Mashburn; tax partner Donald Rocap and associate Joel Peters-Fransen; investment management partner Kevin Bettsteller and associate Matthew Cohen; and employee benefits partner Laura Bader and associate Erica Buerger.
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.