Press Release

Kirkland Advises Ares Management on Sixth Asia Special Situation Fund

Kirkland & Ellis represented Ares Management (“Ares”), a leading global alternative investment manager, on the successful final closing of Ares SSG Capital Partners VI, L.P. (“the Fund”), securing commitments of $2.4 billion in aggregate across the Fund and co-investment vehicles. The Fund is Ares’ sixth closed-ended private credit fund targeting special situation and distressed investments in Asia.

The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners Justin Dolling, Jamie Hill and Jerry Choi and included investment funds partners Josh Westerholm, Phil Vincent Giglio and Timothy Nolan; tax partner Marguerite Lombardo; and financial services regulatory partner Adam Skinner.