Press Release

Kirkland Advises Warburg Pincus in Launch of Aquila Air Capital

Kirkland & Ellis advised Warburg Pincus, a leading global private-equity firm focused on growth investing, on the formation of Aquila Air Capital, a specialty finance platform focused on commercial aerospace, in partnership with aerospace industry veteran Al Wood and investment firm Kepler Hill Capital. Aquila Air Capital will have a broad mandate to purchase, finance and lease aircraft, engines and other aviation equipment.

Read the Warburg Pincus press release

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Kim Hicks and Adam Larson, and associates Paul Knowlton and Mya Johnson.