Press Release

Kirkland & Ellis Represents Blackstone in Strategic Minority Investment in Rockpoint Group

Kirkland & Ellis LLP represented Blackstone (NYSE: BX), which announced today that Blackstone’s Strategic Capital Holdings Fund has acquired a passive, minority equity stake in Rockpoint Group, L.L.C., a Boston-based global real estate investment management firm. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. More information is available in Blackstone’s press release.

The Kirkland team was led by partners Erica Berthou, Charles Fellers and Carrie VanFleet, and associates David Perechocky and Tana Wilner, and included partners Robert Sutton, Michael Beinus and Meredith Levy, and associates Phil Giglio, Marc Holloway and Noah Qiao.