Press Release

Kirkland Represents Health Assurance Acquisition Corp. on $500 Million IPO

Kirkland & Ellis advised Health Assurance Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, in connection with its initial public offering of SAIL℠ (Stakeholder Aligned Initial Listing) securities. The SAIL℠ securities are listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market and began trading under the ticker symbol “HAACU” on November 12, 2020. The company, sponsored by venture capital firm General Catalyst, is a newly organized blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses or entities in the health assurance space. 

Read the launch announcement from General Catalyst

The Kirkland team was led by capital markets partners Christian Nagler and Aslam Rawoof and associate Wills Klein, corporate partners Christian Atwood, Duncan Enista and Sean Wheeler, and tax partners Ryan Roberts and Sara Zablotney.