Press Release

Kirkland Advises Vestar Capital Partners on $1.2 Billion Continuation Vehicle for Circana

Kirkland & Ellis advised Vestar Capital Partners, a leading U.S. middle-market private equity firm, on the closing of a $1.2 billion single-asset continuation vehicle for its stake in Circana, a leading global advisor on the complexity of consumer behavior. Blackstone Strategic Partners and HarbourVest Partners acted as lead investors in the transaction.

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The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners Eric Fischer, Sean Hill and Dave Stults and included corporate partners Frances Dales and Jonathan Benloulou.