Press Release

Kirkland Advises on Close of $3.8 Billion Arlington Capital Partners VI Fund

Kirkland & Ellis advised private investment firm Arlington Capital Partners on the close of its $3.8 billion Arlington Capital Partners VI fund. Fund VI closed at its hard cap with total capital commitments of $3.8 billion, exceeding its $3.25 billion target. The fund was significantly oversubscribed and is the largest in Arlington’s 25-year history. Fund VI continues Arlington’s founding thesis of investing in and growing leading companies in the aerospace and defense, government services and technology and healthcare sectors that are at the forefront of industrial advancement.  Fund VI has already completed eight platform investments and ten follow-on acquisitions, partnering with founders and management teams to build ultra-complex aerospace engine components, fabricate submarine structures for the Navy, develop next generation cyber solutions, manufacture advanced biomaterials and cutting-edge therapeutics, modernize public sector software solutions and address other critical needs within regulated markets.

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The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners Sean Malone and Charles Tanenbaum and associates Camille Mott, Ben Turin, Brandeis Tilleman and Gilda Prestipino; and included investment funds partner Samuel Weber and associate Bree Prince; tax partners Alec Campbell and Brandon Short and associate James Collins; investment funds regulatory partner Mac Laban; and investment funds ERISA partners Sabrina Glaser and Christine Matott.