Press Release

Kirkland Advises Gemspring Capital in Formation of Second Fund

Kirkland & Ellis advised Gemspring Capital, a lower middle-market private equity firm, in the formation of its second fund, Gemspring Capital Fund II (“Fund II”), with $750 million in capital commitments. Gemspring secured commitments for Fund II from a globally diversified investor base comprised of leading endowments, foundations, family offices, consultants, insurance companies, pension plans and funds of funds.

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The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partner John Muno and associates Noah Mullin and Julia Trotta, and included tax partner Daniel Meehan and associates Miles Johnson and Natalie Kannan, regulatory partners Robert Sutton and Christopher Scully, and associate Justin Capozzi.

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 400 dedicated investment funds attorneys, few firms approach the breadth, depth and scope of Kirkland’s experience in investment funds legal services. Since January 2017, Kirkland has advised over 540 funds with total capital commitments in excess of $870 billion.