Press Release

Kirkland Advises CPP Investments And Motive Partners on $1.4 Billion Investment in FNZ

Kirkland & Ellis is advising Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (“CPP Investments”) and Motive Partners on the US$1.4 billion new equity investment in FNZ, a global wealth management platform. One of the largest ever primary capital raises in the wealth management sector, the transaction values FNZ at over US$20 billion. 

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Carlos Gil Rivas, Annette Baillie and David Higgins and associates Victoria Legg, Andrew Mon, Jamie Manson and Tom Lawless; debt finance partners Daniel Borg and Leon Daoud; tax partners Sam Trowbridge, Mavnick Nerwal and Sara Zablotney and associate Ted Meddick-Dyson; financial services regulatory partner Reva Raghavan and associate Chris Walker; antitrust partner Matthew Sinclair-Thomson; technology IP and transactions partner Jenny Wilson and associate Alex Zapalowski and ESG partner Ruth Knox and associate Matteo Minuti.