Kirkland & Ellis represented Windjammer Capital Investors on the formation of its fifth fund, Windjammer Senior Equity Fund V, L.P., which had its final closing at its hard cap with aggregate capital commitments of $870 million. With the successful closing of Fund V, Windjammer has raised in excess of $2 billion since 2006 in pursuit of its control equity investing strategy.
The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners Sarah Kirson, Justin Solomon, Steve Yoo, Seth Fishman and Kevin White and associates Courtney Chen, Emma Whenham and Paul Kim; regulatory partners Matt Cohen and Prem Mohan and associate Reed Schuster; ERISA partner Elizabeth Dyer and associate Erica Rozow; and tax partner Dan Meehan and associate Carol Wang.
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