Vitruvian Partners’ €4 Billion Fundraising

Kirkland & Ellis advised Vitruvian Partners on the deal.

Leading International private equity firm Vitruvian Partners completed the closing of VIP IV, one of the largest funds in the market focused on supporting high growth companies in the middle market. With a primary focus in Europe, VIP IV has a global reach with the ability to support businesses seeking assistance with international expansion. The fund was oversubscribed and reached its hard cap in under three months.

The Kirkland team advising Vitruvian Partners was led by London investment funds partners Amala Ejikeme (Picture) and Richard Watkins; tax partners Ian Ferreira, Frazer Money and Alec Campbell; and financial services regulatory partners Lisa Cawley and Prem Mohan. The US team was led by investment funds partners Joshua Westerholm and Christopher Scully; and employee benefits partner Elizabeth Dyer.

Involved fees earner: Alec Campbell – Kirkland & Ellis; Lisa Cawley – Kirkland & Ellis; Elizabeth Dyer – Kirkland & Ellis; Amala Ejikeme – Kirkland & Ellis; Ian Ferreira – Kirkland & Ellis; Prem Mohan – Kirkland & Ellis; Frazer Money – Kirkland & Ellis; Christopher Scully – Kirkland & Ellis; Richard Watkins – Kirkland & Ellis; Josh Westerholm – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: Vitruvian Partners;