Press Release

Kirkland Advises Bernhard Capital and its DOE and NNSA Platform on Purchase of SMSI

Kirkland counseled Bernhard Capital Partners, a services and infrastructure-focused private equity management firm, and Bernhard Capital’s Department of Energy (DOE) and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) services platform on the acquisition of Strategic Management Solutions, LLC (SMSI), a leading provider of expert management and technical consulting services for federal and large industrial clients focused on nuclear programs and projects. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Bill Benitez and Alec Manzer and associates Oscar Leija and Tyler Ambrose; tax partner Mark Dundon; government contracts partner Boyd Greene; and debt finance partners Lucas Spivey and Jordan Roberts and associate James Kelly.