Press Release

Kirkland Advises Blackstone Energy Partners in Acquisition of Irth Solutions

Kirkland & Ellis represented Blackstone Energy Partners on its agreement to acquire Irth Solutions, a leading provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions that automate processes for damage prevention and asset protection across critical network infrastructure assets. Additionally, Irth collects and analyzes operational and environmental data and runs risk management analytics for its blue-chip customer base across the energy, utilities, telecom and media end-markets. Its products and services support electric grid resiliency, electric vehicle penetration, 5G infrastructure build-out, emissions reduction efforts and help improve the safety and efficiency of pipeline operations. 

Read more in Blackstone’s press release 

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Rhett Van Syoc and Robert Goodin and associates Jacqueline Scioli, Jessica Berkowitz, Josue Medina and Trevor Sloan, tax partners Mark Dundon and Joe Tobias and associate Courtney Loyack, technology & IP transactions partners Matthew Lovell and Amber Harezlak and associate Andrew Abokhair, executive compensation partner Jared Whalen and associate Katherine Nemeth, transactional liability insurance partner Hayley Hollender, and ESG & impact partner Mary Beth Houlihan.