EMR Capital Resources Fund II’s $860 Million Fund Raising


Kirkland & Ellis has advised EMR Capital, a specialist mining private equity manager, which recently closed EMR Capital Resources Fund II. The fund was oversubscribed and closed with aggregate capital commitments of US$860 million.

The fund, which will make investments in global metals and mining companies and projects, accepted commitments from a broad mix of global institutional investors, including endowments, foundations, family offices and fund of funds.

The Kirkland team was led by London-based investment funds partner Christopher Braunack (Picture), investment funds associates Jennifer Feng, Holly Clarke, Feni Ajumogobia and David Pritchett and New York-based tax partner David Grenker.

Involved fees earner: Christopher Braunack – Kirkland & Ellis; Jennifer Feng – Kirkland & Ellis; Holly Clarke – Kirkland & Ellis; Feni Ajumogobia – Kirkland & Ellis; David Pritchett – Kirkland & Ellis; David Grenker – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: EMR Capital;

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Author: Michael Patrini