Press Release

Kirkland Represents HPS Investment Partners on Financing for Management-Led Group's Takeover Bid for Canaccord Genuity Group Inc.

Kirkland & Ellis advised HPS Investment Partners, LLC, a leading global investment firm, on the financing for 1373113 B.C. Ltd.’s (the “Offeror”) take-over bid on behalf of itself and a management-led group consisting of officers and employees of Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. (the “Company”) (TSX: CF) and its subsidiaries, to acquire all of the issued and outstanding Common Shares of the Company for approximately C$1.127 billion. The financing commitment from HPS is for an interest-bearing senior secured first lien term loan facility in an aggregate principal amount up to C$825 million, subject to the satisfaction and/or waiver of certain conditions.

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The Kirkland team was led by debt finance partners Jason Kanner, Austin Witt, Dean Masuda and David Hong and associate Adam Mohamed.