Press Release

Kirkland Advises Cureton Front Range on Sale to Williams Field Services Group

Kirkland & Ellis advised Cureton Front Range LLC, a portfolio company of Tailwater Capital LLC and a fund managed by the Private Equity Group of Ares Management, on its sale to Williams Field Services Group, LLC, a subsidiary of The Williams Companies, Inc., with an expected close in December 2023, subject to regulatory approvals. Cureton is a Denver-based, growth-oriented midstream company focused on providing creative and transparent commercial solutions to oil & gas producers in the DJ Basin.


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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Thomas Laughlin and Jacqueline Scioli and associates Caleb Martin, Andrei Bucur, Aburiyeba Ibiye Amaso and Sarah Mason, with support from corporate partner Kevin Crews; real assets partner Will Eiland; tax partners David Wheat and Joe Tobias; environmental transactions partners Jonathan Kidwell and Jennifer Cornejo; antitrust & competition partner Chuck Boyars; debt finance partners Lucas Spivey, Purun Cheong and James Bedotto; energy regulatory partner Marcia Hook; executive compensation partner Jared Whalen; employment & labor partner Christie Alcala; and employee benefits partner Maureen O’Brien.