Press Release

Kirkland Counsels KKR on Investment With NextEra in Renewable Energy Portfolio

Kirkland & Ellis advised KKR on its definitive agreements with NextEra Energy Resources (NYSE: NEE) and NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE: NEP) to acquire a significant interest in an approximately 1,625 net megawatt portfolio of 12 distinct contracted utility-scale wind and solar assets in geographically diverse locations throughout the United States. 

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The Kirkland team was led by energy and infrastructure transactional partners Roald Nashi, John Pitts and David Thompson; transactional associates Patrick Moneypenny, Daniel Cadis, Andrew Allen and Dustin Davis; debt finance associates Osaro Aifuwa, Charles Martin, Tina Zheng and Adam Birnbaum; and included antitrust & competition partner Carla Hine; derivatives partner Drue Santora; employee benefits of counsel Jack Bernstein and partner Elizabeth Dyer; energy regulatory partners Brooksany Barrowes and Andrew Stuyvenberg; environmental transactions partner Alex Farmer and associate Ty’Meka Reeves-Sobers; government and internal investigations partner Nick Niles; international trade and national security partner Mario Mancuso and associates William Phalen and Jeremy Iloulian; real estate partner Roberto Miceli and associate Stephanie Scheer; and tax partners Michael Beinus, Sehj Vather, Scott Cockerham, and Vivek Ratnam.