Kirkland & Ellis advised Peridot Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, in connection with its $300 million initial public offering, which closed on Sept. 28, 2020. Peridot is sponsored by an affiliate of Carnelian Energy Capital Management, LP and will target businesses in the electrification, clean fuel transportation, self-directed and autonomous mobility and related infrastructure, energy storage and efficiency, smart grid technology and renewable energy sectors. Peridot’s shares began trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “PDAC” on Sept. 24.
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The team was led by capital markets partners Christian Nagler, Debbie Yee and Cephas Sekhar and associates Austin Elliott and Erin Eberle; transactional partner Allan Kirk and associate Zach Savrick; tax partners David Wheat and Steve Butler and associate Joe Tobias; and investment funds partners Matt Nadworny and Laura Stake.