Press Release

Kirkland Counsels Thompson Street Capital Partners on Closing Fifth Fund

Kirkland & Ellis LLP represented Thompson Street Capital Partners (TSCP), a private equity firm focused on investing in founder-led middle market businesses, on the successful closing of its fifth committed capital investment fund, Thompson Street Capital Partners V LP (TSCP V), at the hard cap with total commitments of $1.15 billion. The fund was oversubscribed and exceeded the original $850 million target. The full client release is available here.

The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners John Muno, Bruce Ettelson and Corey Zarse and associates Zack Oswald, Noah Mullin, Julia Trotta; and tax partner Dan Meehan.

Kirkland is a global leader in providing sophisticated advice to investment fund sponsors, institutional investors and other market participants in the alternative investment fund space. Kirkland offers clients the unsurpassed resources of a large, integrated, multidisciplinary, global team located across offices in the United States, Europe and Asia-Pacific. With more than 300 dedicated Investment Funds attorneys, few firms approach the breadth, depth and scope of Kirkland’s experience in investment funds legal services. Since January 2016, Kirkland has advised more than 330 funds with total commitments in excess of $440 billion.