Kirkland & Ellis advised affiliates of EIG Global Energy Partners on a $400 million investment into NGL Energy Partners LP (NYSE: NGL), in which certain investment funds managed or sub-advised by EIG purchased an aggregate amount of $400 million of newly established Class D Preferred Units and also received warrants to purchase Common Units of NGL. NGL will use the proceeds in connection with an acquisition of produced water pipeline transportation and disposal assets from Mesquite Disposals Unlimited, LLC.

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The Kirkland team was led by transactional partner John Pitts and associates Will Mabry, Gordon Cranner, Chad Barton, Meghan Dupre and Andrew Allen; capital markets partner Julian Seiguer and associates Bryan Flannery, Christopher Fox and Andrew Lombardo; tax partner Mark Dundon and associate William Dong; debt finance partner Mary Kogut Brawley and associates Mahalia Burford and Scott Reid; and environmental transactional partner Stefanie Gitler and associate James Dolphin.