Press Release

Kirkland Advises Clearhaven Partners on Closing of Oversubscribed Debut Private Equity Fund

Kirkland & Ellis advised Clearhaven Partners LP (“Clearhaven”), a Boston-based private equity firm focused exclusively on investments in software and technology companies, on the closing of its debut fund, Clearhaven Fund I, L.P. (“Fund I”) at more than $312 million of capital commitments. Fund I closed significantly above its target and was oversubscribed. Clearhaven conducted its inaugural fundraise entirely during the pandemic and was fully committed within six months from its first closing.

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The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners Katie St. Peters, Casey O’Brien and Jeffrey Kaplan and associates Brigid Reardon and Alexander Straka, and also included regulatory partner Alpa Patel and tax partners Daniel Meehan and Mike Greenberg.