Press Release

Kirkland Advises Wilshire on Launch of Wilshire Indexes

Kirkland & Ellis counseled Wilshire, a global financial services firm, on the launch of Wilshire Indexes, a new operating entity that will hold its indexing business and focus on expanding adoption of the FT Wilshire index franchise worldwide. Joining Wilshire in the new venture are The Financial Times and Singapore Exchange – strategic partners who will help to grow Wilshire’s index business in North America, Europe and Asia. 

Read Wilshire’s press release

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Lauren Colasacco and Carlos Gil Rivas and associates Sumer Marquette and Miroslav Tomo; technology & IP transactions partners Shellie Freedman and Adam Petravicius; tax partners Benjamin Schreiner, Philip Cooke and Mavnick Nerwal; debt finance partners Fred Lim, James Dickson and Alexander van der Gaag; and executive compensation partner Scott Price.