Press Release

Kirkland Advises IK Investment Partners on Closing of €2.85 Billion IK IX Fund

Kirkland & Ellis advised IK Investment Partners, a leading Pan-European private equity firm, which recently closed its ninth Mid-Cap fund, the IK IX Fund. The fund was closed at its hard cap with aggregate capital commitments of €2.85 billion. The fund will make control buyouts of growing and resilient middle market companies in IK’s core markets of the Nordics, the DACH region, France and the Benelux.

The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners Jeremy Leggate and Christopher Braunack and associates David Pritchett, Yushra Raheem, Oliver Cutbill, Esther Kim and Hannah Wilson, and included tax partners David Grenker, Ian Ferreira and Justin Barbosa and regulatory partners Josh Westerholm and Adam Skinner and associate Caleb Hanlon.