Kirkland & Ellis LLP represents private equity firm HCI Equity Partners (HCI), which announced that it exceeded its target of $400 million for Fund V in less than a year of targeted marketing. The fund will execute HCI's long-standing strategy of making control investments in lower middle market North American industrial product and service companies, in sectors including aerospace and defense, transportation products and services, distribution, infrastructure products and services and niche manufacturing and industrial services companies. HCI’s press release can be found here.
The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners Chris Kallos and Paul Mysliwiec and associate Katherine Stabler; tax partner Daniel Meehan; employee benefits partner Elizabeth Dyer and associate Erica Buerger; and investment management partner Corey Zarse and associate Ryan Swan.
In the past three years alone, Kirkland has advised nearly 300 private investment fund sponsors, raising more than 400 funds representing in excess of $440 billion of capital commitments.