Press Release

Kirkland Counsels KKR on Investment in RES

Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised global investment firm KKR on its significant investment in Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC (RES), a leader in the ecological solutions market, to support its next phase of growth and development. RES is the largest and fastest growing dedicated provider of ecological solutions in the United States. KKR is making the investment from its 11th Americas Private Equity investment fund. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. The full release is available here.

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Andrew Calder and John Pitts and associates Kyle Watson, Kathleen Turner, Michael Cline and Leslie Vaughn; tax partners Russell Light and Zackary Pullin and associate Joe Tobias; and environmental transactions partner Paul Tanaka and associate Stefanie Gitler.