Kirkland & Ellis advised Incline Equity Partners (“Incline”) in the closing of Incline’s first small cap fund, Incline Elevate Fund, L.P., with $314.5 million of total capital commitments. Incline is a private equity firm investing in manufacturing, distribution and business services companies.
The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners Brian Delaney and Katie St. Peters and included investment funds partners Bruce Ettelson and Jeffrey Kaplan and investments funds associate Nathan Jimenez.
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