Press Release

Kirkland Advises HKW on Latest Fund Closing with $365 Million in Commitments

Kirkland & Ellis counseled HKW, a middle-market private equity firm focused on growth-oriented companies, on the final closing of HKW Capital Partners V with total commitments of $365 million, exceeding its original $350 million target.

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The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners Chris Kallos and Brian Delaney and associate Drew Beres; tax partner Dan Meehan; and ERISA partner Elizabeth Dyer and of counsel Christine Matott.

Kirkland is a global leader in providing sophisticated advice to investment fund sponsors, institutional investors and other market participants in the alternative investment fund space. Kirkland offers clients the unsurpassed resources of a large, integrated, multidisciplinary, global team located across offices in the United States, Europe and Asia-Pacific. With more than 380 dedicated Investment Funds attorneys, few firms approach the breadth, depth and scope of Kirkland’s experience in investment funds legal services. Since January 2016, Kirkland has advised over 400 funds with total capital commitments in excess of $650 billion.