Investcorp’s Partnership with Centre Lane Partners

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP advised Investcorp’s Strategic Capital Group in the transaction, while Kirkland & Ellis represented Centre Lane Partners.

Centre Lane Partners, a leading private investment firm focused on private equity and private credit investments in the North American middle market, entered into a partnership with Investcorp’s Strategic Capital Group (“ISCG”). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The partnership with ISCG provides Centre Lane with long-term strategic capital to continue its successful strategy of investing in the debt and equity of middle market companies in North America.

Investcorp is a global investment manager, specializing in alternative investments across private equity, real estate, credit, absolute return strategies, GP stakes and infrastructure.

The Debevoise team was led by M&A partner William Regner (Picture) and included partner Ezra Borut, associates Shlomo Fischer, Vishaal Sharma and Sergio Torres, investment management partner Marc Ponchione, counsel Matthew Dickman and Gregory Larkin and associate Nathan Noh, tax partners Peter Furci and Jonathan Lewis and associate Molly Klinghoffer and intellectual property partner Jeffrey Cunard.

Kirkland & Ellis represented Centre Lane Partners with a team led by transactional partner Michael Reeves and investment funds partner Jordan Murray and included transactional associates April Larkin and Tarah Lorraine-Perkins, tax partners Lee Morlock and Mike Greenberg and associate Simona Brooks, employee benefits partner Liz Dyer, international trade associate Luci Hague and investment funds paralegal Crystel Alvarez.

Involved fees earner: Molly Bailey Klinghoffer – Debevoise & Plimpton; Ezra Borut – Debevoise & Plimpton; Jeffrey Cunard – Debevoise & Plimpton; Matthew Dickman – Debevoise & Plimpton; Shlomo Fischer – Debevoise & Plimpton; Peter Furci – Debevoise & Plimpton; Gregory Larkin – Debevoise & Plimpton; Jonathan Lewis – Debevoise & Plimpton; Nathan Noh – Debevoise & Plimpton; Marc Ponchione – Debevoise & Plimpton; William Regner – Debevoise & Plimpton; Vishaal Sharma – Debevoise & Plimpton; Sergio Torres – Debevoise & Plimpton; Elizabeth Dyer – Kirkland & Ellis; Michael Greenberg – Kirkland & Ellis; Luci Hague – Kirkland & Ellis; April Larkin – Kirkland & Ellis; Tarah Lorraine Perkins – Kirkland & Ellis; Lee Morlock – Kirkland & Ellis; Jordan Murray – Kirkland & Ellis; Michael Reeves – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Debevoise & Plimpton; Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: Centre Lane Partners; Strategic Capital Group;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti