Press Release

Kirkland Represents FTV Capital on Strategic Investment from Blackstone GP Stakes

Kirkland represented FTV Capital (FTV) on a minority investment in FTV from funds managed by Blackstone GP Stakes. FTV has a 25-year track record of investing in innovative, high-growth companies across the enterprise technology, financial services and payments landscapes and will benefit from this new partnership with one of the world’s leading investment firms. Blackstone GP Stakes specializes in value-added, long-term investments in the management companies of leading private equity firms, making available a wide range of proprietary Blackstone resources to help these firms realize their ambitions.

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The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners Emma Lange-Novak, Daniel Lavon-Krein, Guillemette Chamayou and Saif Iqbal Shah Mohammed, and included investment funds partner Karin Orsic; investment funds regulatory partner Nick Hemmingsen; corporate associate Zack Theo; tax partner Joel Peters-Fransen and associate Allison Bray; and capital markets partner Lisa Zhang.