Kirkland & Ellis counseled Comvest Partners in connection with a minority stake investment in Comvest by Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (NYSE: AMG), a global asset management company. The Comvest management team will be investing 100 percent of the transaction proceeds directly into future funds to support the firm's growth initiatives. With approximately $3.7 billion in assets under management, Comvest is a leading middle-market private equity and credit investment firm.

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The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners Rob Blaustein, Chris Kallos, John Berger and Nick DiCrescenzo; and included investment funds partners Scott Moehrke and Michael Chu; and tax partners Paul Patrow and Don Rocap.