Press Release

Kirkland Advises Bluescape on its Agreement to Purchase $60 Million of Convertible Senior Secured Notes from 5E

Kirkland & Ellis counseled Bluescape Energy Partners on its definitive agreement with 5E Advanced Materials, Inc. (Nasdaq: FEAM), an exploration stage boron and lithium company, for a $60 million private placement of senior secured notes convertible into common stock of the company. Bluescape is a U.S.-based institutional investment manager with particular experience in building, operating, and investing in real assets. Bluescape’s focus is in the power and energy transition sector, with the company expecting to leverage Bluescape’s substantial experience and relationships within the power and resources sectors, U.S. shareholder base, and federal government. 
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The Kirkland team was led by debt finance partners Andy Veit and Shan Khan and associates Brittany Taylor and Grant Gannon; capital markets partners Julian Seiguer and Bryan Flannery and associates Billy Vranish and Sarah Ashley Byrd; corporate partners Jhett Nelson and Paul Knowlton and associates Ashley Victoria Park and Aburiyeba Ibiye Amaso; and tax partner Mark Dundon and associate Victoria Chang.