Kirkland & Ellis is advising special purpose acquisition company Focus Impact (NASDAQ: FIAC) on its announced business combination with carbon streaming company DevvStream Holdings Inc. The transaction was announced September 13. DevvStream develops and manages technology-based carbon credits and other sustainability solutions through partnering with governments and corporations. Focus Impact was created to amplify social impact through a business combination. Focus Impact will be renamed DevvStream Corp. and will trade on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol “DEVS”.
The Kirkland team is being led by corporate partners Lauren Colasacco and Peter Seligson; capital markets partner Noah Allen; corporate associate Sitraka St. Michael; tax partners Jared Rusman and Sherry Xie; executive compensation partner Matthew Wood; and ESG & impact partner Paul Barker.