Kirkland & Ellis advised Arsenal Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm that specializes in investments in industrial growth and healthcare companies, on the completed fundraising for both Arsenal Capital Partners VI LP (together with its parallel funds, "Fund VI") with $4.3 billion in capital commitments and Arsenal Capital Partners Growth LP (together with its parallel funds, the “Growth Fund”) with $1.1 billion in capital commitments. Fund VI will focus on investments in industrials and healthcare businesses with proven technologies, products and solutions aimed to deliver high performance and value-add to their markets. The Growth Fund will execute a similar strategy in the same markets but pursue investments in next generation, emerging technology businesses poised to experience dramatic growth. Fund VI and the Growth Fund’s investor base is comprised of leading public and corporate pension plans, family offices, endowments and foundations and financial institutions.
The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners Kevin Wessel, Rachel O’Brien and Warren Goodworth and associates Patrick Valenti, Marisa Pogofsky, Rob Ahlander and Christine Lee and included investment funds partners Chris Kallos and Eric Perelman and associate Demisse Selassie, tax partners Dan Meehan and Philip Cooke and financial services regulatory associate Olivia Cork.