Press Release

Kirkland Advises Hg on £425 Million Financing of Hg Genesis 8 Portfolio

Kirkland advised Hg on an innovative £425 million bank-led financing of the portfolio of Hg Genesis 8, a 2017-vintage fund with £2.5 billion in commitments. The financing enabled Hg to create liquidity for investors in Hg Genesis 8 without the need to realise underlying fund investments.

The team was led by investment funds partners Andy Shore, Christopher Braunack and Richard Watkins and associate Anan Ju, debt finance partners Susannah Amini and Neel Sachdev and associates Kanesh Balasubramaniam and Alysia Tay, financial services regulatory partners Lisa Cawley, Adam Skinner and Thomas Woodhead and tax partners Timothy Lowe and Cian O'Connor.