Peak Rock Capital Fund III’s $2.0 Billion Fundraising

Kirkland & Ellis advised Peak Rock Capital on the deal.

Peak Rock Capital LLC (“Peak Rock”), a leading middle-market private investment firm, closed its Peak Rock Capital Fund III LP and its parallel funds (collectively, “Fund III” or the “Fund”). Fund III substantially exceeded its target of $1.3 billion and was over-subscribed, closing at its hard cap on $2.0 billion of limited partner commitments. Peak Rock’s predecessor fund, Fund II, closed on $1.3 billion of commitments in 2017 and its inaugural fund closed on over $700 million in 2013.

Peak Rock Capital is a leading middle-market private investment firm that makes equity and debt investments in companies in North America and Europe. Peak Rock’s equity investment platform focuses on opportunities where it can support senior management to drive rapid growth and profit improvement, with expertise in corporate carve-outs and partnering with families and founders seeking first-time institutional capital.

The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners Kevin Wessel (Picture) and John Muno and associates Nathan Jimenez and Eric Scharphorn. The team also included investment funds associates Camille Mott and Omotunde Okesanya, and tax partners Dan Meehan and Paul Patrow and associate Grace Bridwell.

Involved fees earner: Grace Bridwell – Kirkland & Ellis; Nathan Jimenez – Kirkland & Ellis; Daniel Meehan – Kirkland & Ellis; Camille Mott – Kirkland & Ellis; John Muno – Kirkland & Ellis; Omotunde Okesanya – Kirkland & Ellis; Paul Patrow – Kirkland & Ellis; Eric Scharphorn – Kirkland & Ellis; Kevin Wessel – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: Peak Rock Capital;

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Author: Martina Bellini