Press Release

Kirkland Counsels I Squared Capital on Acquiring Controlling Interest in Whistler Pipeline

Kirkland & Ellis advised I Squared Capital, through its ISQ Global Infrastructure Fund III, on acquiring a controlling interest in the Whistler Pipeline, a leading natural gas infrastructure asset connecting the Permian Basin’s growing natural gas supply to LNG, Mexico and Gulf Stream demand. In connection with the acquisition, Kirkland also assisted I Squared Capital in securing a term loan facility and certain letter of credit commitments, which refinanced existing debt and funded a portion of the purchase price.

Read I Squared Capital’s press release

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Kyle Watson and Josh Teahen and associates Colleen Haile and Bridget Hamway; debt finance partners Lucas Spivey and Jordan Roberts and associates Osaro Aifuwa and Brittany Taylor; tax partners David Wheat and Bill Dong; real asset partner Chad Smith; energy regulatory partner Brooksany Barrowes; executive compensation partner Stephen Jacobson; and environmental transactions partner Ty’Meka Reeves-Sobers.