Press Release

Kirkland Advises Consortium Led by Sandbrook Capital on Agreement to Acquire NeXtWind

Kirkland & Ellis advised a consortium led by Sandbrook Capital on signing an agreement to acquire NeXtWind Capital Ltd (“NeXtWind”), a German renewable energy company, from a syndicate led by Crestline Investors. As part of the transaction, the consortium will commit up to US$750 million of equity capital to NeXtWind to acquire its existing portfolio of operating wind assets and to fund future growth.

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partner Keir MacLennan and associates Dana Abdulkarim and Talodabioluwa Olu-Odugbemi; debt finance partners James Boswell and James McGivern; and tax partners Peter Abbott and James Seddon and associate Maria Clezy. The team was supported by corporate partners Hendrik Braun, Stephen Noh and John Pitts.