Press Release

Kirkland Advises Mainsail Partners on $915 Million Fundraise for Fund VI

Kirkland & Ellis advised Mainsail Partners, a growth equity firm that seeks to invest in rapidly growing, bootstrapped software companies, on its fundraise of $915 million in limited partner capital commitments for its sixth fund, the largest in the firm’s nineteen-year history. The new fund, Mainsail Partners VI, L.P., was oversubscribed and closed in less than three months, bringing the total capital commitments raised by the firm to more than $2.2 billion.

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The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners John Muno, Sam Scarcello and Mike Pergler and associates Hank Goldberg, Shyla Giri, Christine Lee, Trevor Everett and Angelika Pouliezos; investment funds regulatory partner Matt Cohen; tax partners Dan Meehan and Joel Peters-Fransen and associate Ally Nelson; and financial services regulatory partner Colin Sharpsmith.