Press Release

Kirkland Advises Viking Global on Investment in Lightmatter

Kirkland & Ellis counseled Viking Global Investors on its minority investment in Lightmatter, the leader in photonics, which announced that it raised $155 million in a financing led by Viking and Google Ventures that valued the company at over $1.2 billion. This new financing allows the company to expedite growth to meet the increasing demand for high-performance computing from AI innovators.

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Adam Phillips and Elena Simion and associate Mohammed Banjari.