Press Release

Kirkland Represents AP Acquisition Corp on SPAC IPO

Kirkland & Ellis represented AP Acquisition Corp (NYSE: APCAU), a special purpose acquisition company associated with Advantage Partners, on its NYSE IPO that raised $172.5 million. AP Acquisition Corp focuses on the de-carbonization and renewable energy sectors, with a particular focus in Japan/Asia (excluding Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau) and European markets. The listing took place on December 17, 2021.

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The Kirkland team was led by capital markets partners Christian Nagler and Steve Lin and transactional and restructuring partner Jacqueline Wenchen Tang, with support from tax partner Anne Kim and associates Michael Alcan and Allison Bray, and capital markets associate Zifei Liu and registered foreign lawyer William Sun.