Kirkland & Ellis advised Landmark Partners, a leading investor in the real estate, private equity and real asset secondary market, on its minority investment in Siris Capital Group, LLC, a leading tech-oriented private equity investment firm. Landmark invested alongside Wafra, Inc. The financial terms of the transaction are not publicly disclosed.
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The Kirkland team representing Landmark was led by investment funds partner Michael Belsley and included investment funds partner Nicholas Cassin.
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