Alpine Investors VIII’s $2.25 Billion Fundraising

Kirkland & Ellis advised Alpine Investors on the deal.

Alpine Investors, a people-driven private equity firm committed to building enduring software and services companies, completed fundraising for Alpine Investors VIII (Fund VIII) with $2.25 billion in limited partner capital commitments. With a target of $1.7 billion, Fund VIII was significantly oversubscribed and reached its hard cap at close, less than four months after its official launch in May.

Alpine Investors is a people-driven private equity firm that is committed to building enduring companies by working with, learning from, and developing exceptional people. Alpine specializes in investments in companies in the software and services industries. Its PeopleFirst strategy includes a CEO program which allows Alpine to bring leadership to situations where additional or new management is needed post-transaction.

Evercore served as placement agent for the fund.

The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners Paul Watt (Picture), Matt Cohen and Kevin White, associates Erin Choo, Jonathan Kashani, Cynthia Situ, Anna Baxendale, Tina Chao, Monique Groen, Drew Kemp, Edgar Mkrtchian, Lauren Skerrett and Patrick Xiong, and summer associates Afsha Lakdawala, Maureen Lu and Tierra Harper, tax partners Alec Campbell and Dan Meehan and associates Brandon Short and Simona Brooks, and financial services regulatory partner Prem Mohan and associate Zach Milloy.

Involved fees earner: Anna Baxendale – Kirkland & Ellis; Simona Brooks – Kirkland & Ellis; Alec Campbell – Kirkland & Ellis; Tina Chao – Kirkland & Ellis; Matthew Cohen – Kirkland & Ellis; Monique Groen – Kirkland & Ellis; Jonathan Kashani – Kirkland & Ellis; Dan Meehan – Kirkland & Ellis; Zach Milloy – Kirkland & Ellis; Edgar Mkrtchian – Kirkland & Ellis; Prem Mohan – Kirkland & Ellis; Brandon Short – Kirkland & Ellis; Cynthia Situ – Kirkland & Ellis; Lauren Skerrett – Kirkland & Ellis; Paul Watt – Kirkland & Ellis; Kevin White – Kirkland & Ellis; Erin Choo – White & Case;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis; White & Case;

Clients: Alpine Investors;

Author: Martina Bellini