Kirkland & Ellis advised Silver Oak Services Partners ("Silver Oak") in the closing of Silver Oak Services Partners Fund IV, L.P., with $500 million of total capital commitments. Silver Oak is a private equity firm that makes control investments in targeted sectors of the business, healthcare and consumer services industries.

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The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners Jeffrey Kaplan, Matt Nadworny and Laura Stake, and included investments funds associate Christine Wilson.   

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