Kirkland represented GTCR, which today announced the closing of GTCR Fund XIII, the largest investment fund in the firm's history, with $7.5 billion of limited partner capital commitments. GTCR Fund XIII, with a target of $6.75 billion, was quickly oversubscribed, culminating in a closing less than five months after the initial launch in June 2020. Investors in Fund XIII include public pension funds, endowments, foundations, funds of funds and individuals, including GTCR professionals, with a large number of returning investors as well as significant new commitments.
The team was led by investment funds partners John O’Neil, Sean Malone and Tana Wilner, and associates Nicole Chiang, Camille Mott, Ugo Nwasike, Samanta Simpson, Michael Sudano, Kione Wong and Ronald Wang. The team included investment funds partners Norm Champ, Alpa Patel and Rob Sutton and associates Kara Diamond, Christopher Pristouris, Elizabeth Grabowski and Gabrielle Kornblau, tax partners Dan Meehan and Polina Liberman and associate Steven Cantor, debt finance partner Jocelyn Hirsch, employee benefits partner Liz Dyer, financial services regulatory partners Lisa Cawley and Adam Skinner and associate Edward Foxon, litigation partner Nick Niles, banking regulatory of counsel Julie Kunetka, and international trade and national security associate Luci Hague.