Press Release

Kirkland Advises Brightstar Capital on Agreement to Acquire Ausenco

Kirkland & Ellis is advising middle market private equity firm Brightstar Capital on the acquisition of Ausenco. Brightstar, along with holding company Eldridge and investment firm Claure Group, announced a definitive agreement on September 21, 2023 to buy a majority stake in Ausenco from Resource Capital Fund VI LP and other co-investors. Australia-based Ausenco is a global integrated engineering and consulting services provider to the minerals and metals industries, and energy transition market.

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The Kirkland team includes corporate partners Matthew Arenson, Michael Weisser and Ned Schultheis.