Press Release

Kirkland Advises Warren Equity Partners on Closing of Oversubscribed Fund III at $673 Million

Kirkland & Ellis advised Warren Equity Partners Manager, L.P. (“WEP”) on the final close of its private equity investment fund, Warren Equity Partners Fund III, LP and Warren Equity Partners Fund III-A, LP (collectively, “WEP III”) at $673 million. WEP III closed on its hard cap, exceeding its initial target of $550 million, and was fully committed in less than two months of fundraising. The oversubscribed fund includes commitments from a diverse group of new and returning investors including university endowments, pension funds, fund of funds, private foundations and family offices.

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The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners Jaclyn Rabin and Matthew Smith and included investment funds partners Jeffrey Kaplan and Joshua Westerholm and associates Michael Black, Alex Straka and Ali Raymond, tax partner Aalok Virmani, financial services regulatory partner Philip McEachen, and employee benefits partners Liz Dyer and Erica Rozow.