Press Release

Kirkland Represents Brightstar Capital Partners on Strategic Investment from Claure Group

Kirkland & Ellis represented Brightstar Capital Partners, a middle market private equity firm focused on partnering with families, founders and entrepreneurs, on the acquisition of a non-control, minority equity stake in its business by Claure Group, a multi-billion-dollar global investment firm spanning multiple high growth sectors including tech, media, crypto, sports, real estate and others.

Read Brightstar Capital Partners' press release

The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners Jordan Murray, Emma Lange-Novak, August Sangese and Saif Shah Mohammed and included corporate partner Michael Weisser and associate Eric Zhi; tax partners Stan Ramsay and Philip Cooke and associate Natalie Kannan; and debt finance partner Aditi Iyer and associate Sumner Fontaine.