Press Release

Kirkland Advises Basalt on Closing of $2.75 Billion Third Fund

Kirkland & Ellis advised Basalt Infrastructure Partners LLP, a leading mid-market infrastructure investment firm, on the closing of the third Basalt fund (“Basalt III”) and largest to date, raising $2.75 billion to invest in infrastructure equity opportunities. The fund was significantly oversubscribed with the final close exceeding the fund’s original $2.0 billion target and reaching its increased $2.75 billion hard cap. Basalt III received strong demand from the investor community throughout the COVID 19 pandemic demonstrating continued support for the Basalt approach to mid-market infrastructure investing and focus on bilateral deal sourcing.

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The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners Jeremy Leggate and Richard Watkins and associates David Pritchett, Paul Rainford, Daniel Paul and Ryan Foxwell, and paralegal Danielle Garland.