Sherpa Healthcare Partners’ $200 Million Fundraising

Kirkland advised Sherpa Healthcare Partners on the deal.

Sherpa Healthcare Partners, a China-focused healthcare sponsor, raised its debut USD healthcare fund vehicles at over US$200 million, with commitments from a diverse group of global institutional investors, including pension funds, fund of funds, family offices and financial institutions.

The fund focuses on early- to growth-stage investment in the healthcare sector to cover companies in biotech, biopharma, medical devices and medical services.

The Kirkland team advising Sherpa was led by investment funds partners Carol G. Liu (Picture) and Liyong Xing and included investment funds partner Josh Westerholm, tax partner Alec Campbell, and employee benefits partner Elizabeth Dyer.

Involved fees earner: Alec Campbell – Kirkland & Ellis; Elizabeth Dyer – Kirkland & Ellis; Carol Liu – Kirkland & Ellis; Josh Westerholm – Kirkland & Ellis; Liyong Xing – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: Sherpa Healthcare Partners;

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Author: Michael Patrini