BlackSand Capital’s $326.54 Million BlackSand Capital Opportunity Fund II Fundraising


Kirkland & Ellis represented BlackSand Capital, LLC, a leading real-estate private equity firm in Hawaii, in raising BlackSand Capital Opportunity Fund II, with capital commitments of $326.54 million.

Based on strong demand from investors, BlackSand significantly exceeded its original target of $250 million.

BlackSand Capital LLC is a real estate private equity firm. The Company offers office, industrial, multifamily, hospitality, mixed-use, and residential assets throughout Hawaii.

The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners Kelly Ryan (Picture), David King and Nicholas Hemmingsen, associates Sarah Roberts, Michael Lee, Arman Zadeh, Scott Zimmerman and Emma Whenham, ERISA Of Counsel Christine Matott, and tax partners Steve Butler and Bruce Gelman.

Involved fees earner: Stephen Butler – Kirkland & Ellis; Bruce Gelman – Kirkland & Ellis; Nicholas Hemmingsen – Kirkland & Ellis; David King – Kirkland & Ellis; Michael Lee – Kirkland & Ellis; Christine Matott – Kirkland & Ellis; Sarah Roberts – Kirkland & Ellis; Kelly Ryan – Kirkland & Ellis; Emma Whenham – Kirkland & Ellis; Arman Zadeh – Kirkland & Ellis; Scott Zimmerman – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: BlackSand Capital;