Arlington Capital Partners’ $1.7 Billion Fund Fundraising

Kirkland & Ellis represented Arlington Capital Partners in the successful raising of its latest fund, Arlington Capital Partners V, L.P. with total capital commitments of approximately $1.7 billion.

The Fund sourced capital commitments from a hand-selected, globally diverse group of marquis investors, including public pension funds, corporate pension funds, insurance companies, fund of funds, and foundations.

Arlington Capital Partners is a Washington, D.C. area based private equity firm that has managed approximately $4.0 billion of committed capital via five investment funds, focused on middle market investment opportunities in government related growth industries including: aerospace and defense, government services and technology, healthcare, and business services and software.

Evercore served as placement agent for the fundraise and Kirkland & Ellis, LLP served as fund counsel.

The Kirkland team was led by investment fund partners John Budetti (Picture) and Esther Chiang and associate Sheldon Laing. The team also included investment funds partner Robert Sutton and associate Jaime Goldstein, tax partners Daniel Meehan and Alec Campbell and associate Kyle Litfin, and employee benefits partner Elizabeth Dyer.

Involved fees earner: John Budetti – Kirkland & Ellis; Alec Campbell – Kirkland & Ellis; Esther Chiang – Kirkland & Ellis; Elizabeth Dyer – Kirkland & Ellis; Jaime Goldstein – Kirkland & Ellis; Sheldon Hunt Laing – Kirkland & Ellis; Kyle Litfin – Kirkland & Ellis; Daniel Meehan – Kirkland & Ellis; Robert Sutton – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: Arlington Capital Partners LP;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti