Kirkland & Ellis LLP counseled Pfingsten Partners, a private equity firm focused on investing in companies in manufacturing, distribution and business services, on the formation of its latest private equity fund, Pfingsten Partners Fund V, with $382 million in commitments. The full release can be found here.
The Kirkland team was led by private funds partners Bruce Ettelson and John Muno and associates Katie St. Peters and Sam Scarcello; corporate associate Amanda Leese; investment management partner Corey Zarse; tax partner Don Rocap; and employee benefits partner Laura Bader.
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