Press Release

Kirkland Counsels Lovell Minnick Partners on Acquisition of Tortoise

Kirkland & Ellis LLP represented Lovell Minnick Partners in its entry into a definitive agreement to acquire, together with existing management, Tortoise Investments, a leader in essential assets and essential income investing with $20.2 billion assets under advisement as of Sept. 30, 2017. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  The full release can be found here.

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Hamed Meshki and Luke Guerra, and included associates Evan Roberts, Lauren Geisser and Michael Chung; debt finance partner Dave Nemecek and associate David Wheelock; investment management partner Scott Moehrke and associate Phil Giglio; investment funds partner Steve Yoo and associate Michael Lee; tax partner Michael Beinus and associate Scott Fryman; environmental transactional partner Stefanie Gitler and associate Aaron Newell; real estate partner Roberto Miceli; labor and employment partners Edward Holzwanger and Michael Schulman; executive compensation partner Michael Krasnovsky and associates Ian Sherwin and Lucy Martucci; employee benefits partner Matthew Antinossi, of counsel Christine Matott and associate Chris Chase; and technology & intellectual property transactions partner Matthew Lovell and associate Kyle Barnett.