Press Release

Kirkland Advises SSG on Fifth Flagship Special Situation Fund

Kirkland & Ellis represented SSG Capital Management, a leading alternative asset management firm focused on credit and special situations investing in Asia, on the successful closing of SSG Capital Partners V, L.P. (“the Fund”) and its sidecar co-investment vehicle, securing commitments of over US$2.7 billion in aggregate. The Fund is SSG’s fifth closed-ended private credit fund targeting special situation and distressed investments in Asia.

The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners Justin Dolling, Damian Jacobs and Jamie Hill and included investment funds partners Josh Westerholm and Phil Giglio and of counsel Julie Kunetka, tax partner Marguerite Lombardo, financial services regulatory partner Adam Skinner and employee benefits partner Elizabeth Dyer.