Press Release

Kirkland Advises Summit Partners on Largest-Ever $8.35 Billion Flagship Growth Equity Fund

Kirkland & Ellis counsels Summit Partners, a global alternative investment firm, on its first and final closing of its latest flagship U.S. growth equity fund. Launched in June 2021, Summit Partners Growth Equity Fund XI was significantly oversubscribed and closed at its hard cap with total commitments of $8.35 billion.

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The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners John Budetti, Andrew Day and Michael Chiswick-Patterson; tax partners Mike Carew and Miles Johnson; investment funds associates Amanda Katlowitz Strickler, Joshua Anifowoshe, and Ronald Wang; and regulatory partner Ryan Swan.