Press Release

Kirkland Advises Chisholm on $604 Million Sale of Assets to Earthstone Energy

Kirkland & Ellis counseled Chisholm Energy Holdings, LLC on its decision to sell its assets to Earthstone Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ESTE). Chisholm is majority owned by Warburg Pincus, LLC and its affiliates. The aggregate purchase price of the Chisholm acquisition is approximately $604 million consisting of $340 million in cash at closing, subject to customary closing adjustments, $70 million of deferred cash due over the 12 months after closing and approximately 19.4 million shares of Earthstone's Class A common stock valued at $194 million based on a closing share price of $9.98 on December 15, 2021.

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Adam Larson, Chris Heasley, Kim Hicks and Paul Knowlton and associates Alia Heintz, Jonathan Strom and Zach Scott; and capital markets partner Julian Seiguer and associate Ieuan List.