Press Release

Kirkland Advises Energy Capital Partners on Combination with Bridgepoint

Kirkland & Ellis advised Energy Capital Partners (ECP) on its definitive agreements with Bridgepoint Group plc (LSE: BPT), pursuant to which ECP will combine with the Bridgepoint platform to build a €57bn global alternatives asset manager. ECP, which has raised over $30bn of capital since inception in 2005, has a market leading position in the power generation, renewables, battery storage, environmental infrastructure and sustainability sectors, and the combined platform will span private equity, infrastructure and credit with offices across Europe, North America and Asia. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2024 and is subject to customary closing conditions.

Read the Bridgepoint and ECP press release

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Michael Reeves, Cy Jones and Rami Totari; along with investment funds partners Justin Solomon and Michael Lee and associate Tim Cory; corporate partners Greg Scott, Adrian Duncan and Francesca Storey-Harris; tax partners Don Rocap and Miles Johnson; executive compensation partners Stephen Jacobson and Jabir Yusoff and associate Grace Zagorskis; and corporate associates Peter Hyams, Austin Johnson, Brett Mele, Sarah Yang and Charles Hébert.