Press Release

Kirkland Advises Kinderhook Industries on $1.3 Billion Multi-Asset Continuation Fund Transaction

Kirkland & Ellis represented private equity firm Kinderhook Industries LLC on the completion of a $1.3 billion continuation fund transaction capitalized by AlpInvest Partners, a subsidiary of investment firm Carlyle, and a leading group of limited partners. The continuation fund was established to acquire the nine portfolio companies in Kinderhook’s fourth and fifth funds and includes $300 million of unfunded capital to drive organic growth initiatives and strategic acquisitions at these companies.

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The team was led by investment funds partners John Senior and Eric Fischer and associates Tahanna Byatt, Ross Greenspan, Ryan Slaugh and Joe Walter and corporate partners Brian Raftery, Tom Marbury and Thuy Huynh, and included investment funds partners Sam Weber and Ramen Costa and associates David Sur, Savannah West and Brandeis Tilleman; investment funds regulatory partner Michael Chu and associate Lena Yoon; tax partners Mike Conroy and Dan Meehan and associate Ruth Thomson; and investment funds ERISA partner Sabrina Glaser and associates Ted Brown and Benjamin Blekhman.