Kirkland & Ellis represented private equity firm Magnetar Capital in its launch of Star Peak Energy Transition Corp. (NYSE: STPK), a $350 million blank check company sponsored by affiliates of Magnetar and Triangle Peak Partners. Magnetar currently has $11.9 billion in assets under management. The company will pursue target businesses seeking to be a market leader in and/or benefit from the increasing global initiatives to improve the efficiency of our energy ecosystems and reduce emissions, which it refers to as the "Energy Transition."
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The Kirkland team was led by capital markets partners Christian Nagler, Matt Pacey and Peter Seligson and corporate partners Kevin Crews and David Thompson; and included tax partners Sara Zablotney and Ryan Roberts; capital markets associate Allison Gallagher; and corporate associate Adam Wojcik.