Bonaccord Capital Partners’ Acquisition Of Minority Stake In MSouth Equity Partners

Kirkland & Ellis represented MSouth Equity Partners in its sale of a passive, non-voting minority stake in the firm to Bonaccord Capital Partners (BCP).

Pursuant to the transaction, BCP acquired a passive, non-voting minority stake and will provide capital to support the future growth of the firm and the development of strategic initiatives. BCP will not have any authority in making operating or investment decisions of MSouth. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

DC Advisory LLC served as financial advisor and Kirkland & Ellis LLP served as legal counsel to MSouth in this transaction. Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP served as legal counsel to BCP.

The Kirkland team was led by investment funds and transactional partners Jordan Murray (Picture), Daniel Lavon-Krein, Stefan Paulovic and Amanda Border, and tax partner Lee Morlock. The team also included investment funds partner Rachael De Chacón and associate David Rabinovici, transactional associate Talya Levi, and tax associate Steven Cantor.

Involved fees earner: Amanda Border – Kirkland & Ellis; Steven Cantor – Kirkland & Ellis; Rachael De Chacón – Kirkland & Ellis; Daniel Lavon-Krein – Kirkland & Ellis; Talya Levi – Kirkland & Ellis; Lee Morlock – Kirkland & Ellis; Jordan Murray – Kirkland & Ellis; Stefan Paulovic – Kirkland & Ellis; David Rabinovici – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: MSouth Equity Partners;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti