Press Release

Kirkland Advises Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s Petershill Partners Investment in Kennedy Lewis Investment Management

Kirkland & Ellis represented Goldman Sachs’ Petershill Partners and its affiliates in making a passive minority investment in Kennedy Lewis Investment Management, a high-growth alternative investment management firm with approximately $14 billion under management across private funds, a business development company and collateralized loan obligations. The transaction was announced on April 2, 2024.

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The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners Andrew Nichol, Daniel Lavon-Krein and Emma Lange-Novak, investment funds associate Ethan Green, corporate associate Alexei Segall, tax partners Lee Morlock and Christopher Odell and associate Matt Advani, with support from investment funds ERISA partner Sabrina Glaser and associate Ted Brown; executive compensation partners Michael Krasnovsky and Sally Ye and associate Grace Zagorskis; employment & labor partners R.D. Kohut and Jackson Phinney and associate Maayan Sachs; employee benefits partner Matt Antinossi; investment funds regulatory partners Alpa Patel and Jennifer Kim-Gagne and associate Wanying Chai; investment funds partners Nicole Runyan and Jason Monfort; transactional liability partners Anna Geml and Jessica Sicsu; banking regulatory of counsel Julie Kunetka; debt finance partners Aditi Iyer and Sean McClay; technology & IP transactions partners Daniel Lewis and Jeffrey Seroogy and associate Aseem Jha; financial services regulatory partners Adam Skinner, Claire Rushton and Sky Kim; ESG & impact partner Mary Beth Houlihan and associate Annah Akhoun-Murat; and government, regulatory & internal investigations partner Nick Niles and associate Zach Sommers.