Kirkland & Ellis LLP counseled Arsenal Capital Partners, a leading specialized private equity firm focused on middle-market specialty industrials and healthcare companies, on the raising of $2.36 billion of committed capital for Arsenal Capital Fund V LP. The firm's previous fund closed in 2016 with $1.3 billion of committed capital.
The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners Warren Goodworth and Chris Kallos and associate Kevin Wessel; and included investment funds associates Ed Kirby, Rachel O'Brien, Marisa Pogofsky, Allison Schwartz and Brian Allen; tax partners Dan Meehan and Meredith Levy and associate Kyle Litfin; investment funds partners Robert Sutton and Elizabeth Richards; and employee benefits partner Liz Dyer and associate Erica Rozow.
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