Press Release

Kirkland Advises Blackstone on Strategic Partnership with Winthrop Technologies

Kirkland & Ellis advised funds managed by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities and affiliated funds (Blackstone) on its strategic partnership with Winthrop Technologies Limited, Europe’s leading dedicated turnkey data centre delivery provider. As part of the transaction, Blackstone will acquire a 50.7% stake in Winthrop Technologies with the remainder of the shares held between the existing shareholders.


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The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Aprajita Dhundia and Ben Hai and associates Toshi Mahapatra, Bonian Wu, Ece Osman, Lili Crawshaw and Oliver Weighill; debt finance partners Kirsteen Nicol and Thomas Raftery and associates Philipp Engel and Deena Smith; and tax partners Mavnick Nerwal and Ed Moberly and associate Michael Akpomiemie, with assistance from corporate partners Greg Scott and David Higgins.