Press Release

Kirkland Advises Quantum Energy Partners on Formation of HEQ Deepwater

Kirkland & Ellis advised Quantum Energy Partners (Quantum), a leading provider of private equity capital to the global energy industry, in its partnership with Houston Energy, one of the premier privately-held independent oil and gas companies in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico, to form HEQ Deepwater with more than $400 million of equity capital commitments from Quantum and management.

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners John Pitts, David Thompson and Rahul Vashi, and associates Ed Vaunder and Fraser Wayne; tax partner David Wheat and associate Joe Tobias; and executive compensation partner Stephen Jacobson and associate Karsten Busby.