Kirkland & Ellis represented private equity firm Arcline Investment Management LP in the closing of its first investment fund, Arcline Capital Partners LP, at $1.5 billion. Arcline’s investor base is primarily comprised of institutional investors including university endowments, sovereign wealth funds, family offices and charitable foundations.
The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners Daniel Lavon-Krein and David King and included investment funds partner Barry Le Vine and associates Ezekiel Couch, Sean O’Connell, Jonathan Kashani, Arman Zadeh and Matthew Demopoulos; investment funds regulatory partner Matthew Cohen and associates Kirsten Linder and Radhika Kshatriya; employee benefits partners Richard Kidd and Elizabeth Dyer and associate Erica Rozow; tax partners Lee Morlock and Aalok Virmani and associate Vinita Singh; and international trade and national security partner Mario Mancuso and associate Luci Hague.
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