Kirkland & Ellis represented Centre Lane Partners, a private investment firm focused on private equity and private credit investments in the North American middle market, on its partnership with Investcorp’s Strategic Capital Group (ISCG). The partnership with ISCG provides Centre Lane with long-term strategic capital to continue its strategy of investing in the debt and equity of middle market companies in North America. Under the terms of the agreement, ISCG will be a passive, non-voting partner to Centre Lane. Terms of the transaction were not otherwise disclosed.
The team was led by transactional partner Michael Reeves and investment funds partner Jordan Murray and included transactional associates April Larkin and Tarah Lorraine-Perkins, tax partners Lee Morlock and Mike Greenberg and associate Simona Brooks, employee benefits partner Liz Dyer, international trade associate Luci Hague and investment funds paralegal Crystel Alvarez.