Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised PPM America, Inc.’s private equity arm, PPM America Capital Partners, on its formation of its seventh co-investment fund, PPM America Private Equity Fund VII LP, with a 159% increase in size from its predecessor fund. The newly-closed Fund is a part of PPM’s long-standing private equity program which primarily focuses on North American middle market buyout and growth opportunities. The full release is here.
The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partner Chris Kallos and associate Priya Gupta; and tax partner Dan Meehan.
Since January 2016, Kirkland has advised over 330 funds with total capital commitments in excess of $440 billion of commitments.