Press Release

Kirkland Advises Haun Ventures on Closing of Inaugural Funds at a Total of $1.5 Billion

Kirkland & Ellis advised Haun Ventures, a firm designed from the ground up to help founders build the next generation of the internet, on the fundraising of $1.5 billion in capital commitments for its inaugural funds - a $500 million early stage fund, and a $1 billion acceleration fund. Haun Ventures’ closing marks the largest debut venture fund ever raised by a solo female founding partner, according to Pitchbook. 

Read the Haun Ventures announcement 

The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners Daniel Lavon-Krein, Matthew Smith, and Jonathan Lipnick, and investment funds regulatory solutions partner Alpa Patel, with involvement from tax partners Lee Morlock and Miles Johnson, corporate partner Christian Atwood, investment funds regulatory solutions partner Noah Qiao, financial services regulatory partner Reva Raghavan, investment funds partners Sabrina Glaser and Erica Rozow, investment funds associates Randy Coffey and Charlotte Odence, tax associate Liz Ji and paralegals Thomas King, Sven Soderberg, Luke Kuhn and Mason Woods.