Press Release

Kirkland Counsels KKR on Investment With NextEra in Renewable Energy Portfolio

Kirkland & Ellis advised KKR on its definitive agreement with NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE: NEP) to acquire an equity interest in a newly-formed partnership with NEP that owns a geographically diverse portfolio of 10 utility scale wind and solar projects across the United States, collectively consisting of approximately 1,192 megawatts.

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The Kirkland team was led by transactional partners John Pitts and Jhett Nelson and associates David Thompson and Patrick Moneypenny; debt finance partner Roald Nashi and associates Mark Adler and Osaro Aifuwa; capital markets partner Julian Seiguer; and tax partners Michael Beinus and Sehj Vather.