Press Release

Kirkland Advises NewQuest in US$1 Billion Fourth Flagship Fund

Kirkland & Ellis represented NewQuest Capital Partners, a leading secondary private equity firm in Asia, in the raising of its fourth dedicated secondary fund — NewQuest Asia Fund IV, L.P. (“the Fund”).

The Fund secured US$1 billion in total commitments, surpassing its initial target of US$850 million. The Fund’s investors include a diverse group of endowment funds, pension funds, sovereign funds, financial institutions and family offices across Asia, North America, Europe and the Middle East.

The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners Justin Dolling and Jamie Hill and included tax partner Marguerite Lombardo, investment funds partners Josh Westerholm and Michael Chu and of counsel Julie Kunetka, financial services regulatory partner Adam Skinner and ERISA partner Elizabeth Dyer.