Press Release

Kirkland Represents Snowhawk Partners on Strategic Investment from Nuveen

Kirkland & Ellis advised Snowhawk Partners, a newly formed private equity infrastructure firm focused on middle market companies supporting the digital transition in the cloud, connectivity and technology service sectors, on a strategic partnership with investment management firm Nuveen. The investment was announced on Tuesday, December 5, 2023. Nuveen is the $1.1 trillion asset manager of TIAA. With Snowhawk, Nuveen will have a broader access to attractive investing opportunities across the digital landscape, further building out Nuveen’s globally diversified infrastructure platform.

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partner Daniel Elizondo and investment funds partners Peter Vaglio and Stefan Paulovic, and included corporate associates D. Ryan Slaugh and Gilda Sophie Prestipino; investment fund partners Matthew Nadworny, Laura Stake and associates Misha Checkovich and Adam Pile; investment funds regulatory partners Alpa Patel and Olga Kamensky; tax partners Stephen Butler, Adam Nguyen and Jacob Walley; employment & labor partners Risa Salins and R.D. Kohut and associate Mallory Elise McKenzie; employee benefits of counsel Jack Bernstein and associate Caitlin Pyrce; and executive compensation partner Jack Stratton and associate Lany Villalobos.