Kirkland & Ellis represented Gryphon Investors in its final closing of Gryphon Partners V, L.P. at its hard cap of $2.1 billion of aggregate commitments. The fund was oversubscribed and exceeded its original target of $1.5 billion.

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The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partner Karin Orsic and included investment funds associates Rachel O'Brien, Alyssa Jutovsky and Sonia Zakharenko; investment funds regulatory partner Kevin Bettsteller; tax partner Dan Meehan and associate Carol Wang; and ERISA partner Elizabeth Dyer and associate Erica Rozow.    

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