Press Release

Kirkland Advises on Ares’ Acquisition of Crescent Point

Kirkland & Ellis is advising Crescent Point Capital on Ares Management Corporation’s (NYSE: ARES) acquisition of the Crescent Point Capital platform. Crescent Point Capital is a leading Asia-focused private equity firm with approximately $3.8 billion of assets under management as of March 31, 2023. Crescent Point Capital pursues a private equity strategy focused on investing in industry-leading consumer companies across Asia. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and it is expected to complete in the third quarter of 2023.

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The Kirkland team was led by transactional partners Jesse Sheley and Maurice Conway and investment funds partners Damian Jacobs, Michelle Cheh, Nicholas Tianchia Liew and Christopher Gandia and also included transactional associate Raymond Wong and investment funds registered foreign lawyer Douglas Wong.