Press Release

Kirkland Counsels KKR Infrastructure on $1.9B Acquisition of Clearway Energy’s Thermal Business

Kirkland & Ellis represented KKR in connection with the signing of definitive documentation to acquire the Thermal business of Clearway Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CWEN, CWEN.A), for total consideration of $1.9 billion, subject to customary closing adjustments.  Clearway's Thermal business, commercially known as Clearway Community Energy, consists of thermal infrastructure assets that provide steam, hot water and/or chilled water, and in some instances electricity, to commercial businesses, universities, hospitals, and governmental customers across the United States.

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners John Pitts, Melissa Kalka and Ben Hardison and associates Paige Lager, Jessica Berkowitz, Brittany Scheier, John Phelan and Austin Johnson; and debt finance partners Roald Nashi and Sebastian Chan and associates Charles Martin, Adam Birnbaum and Graham Owen.