Trilantic North America’s Investment in AEGIS Hedging Solutions

Kirkland & Ellis counseled Trilantic North America on the deal.

Trilantic North America, a leading private equity firm, invested in AEGIS to support the execution of its growth strategy and accelerate its expansion across the metals, refined products, interest rates, and FOREX sectors.

AEGIS, formerly AEGIS Energy Risk, enables companies to manage their commodity price and interest rate risk through leading software and advisory capabilities. AEGIS provides unique insight into commodity and rate markets, develops and executes cash flow protection strategies, and manages all hedge program activities through a SaaS technology platform. AEGIS is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas, and has offices in Dallas, Denver, Knoxville, and Pittsburgh.

Trilantic Capital Management L.P. (Trilantic North America) is a private equity firm focused on control and significant minority investments in North America. Trilantic North America’s primary investment focus is in the business services, consumer and energy sectors. Trilantic North America has managed six private equity fund families with aggregate capital commitments of $9.7 billion.

The Kirkland team advising Trilantic North America was led by transactional partners Jhett Nelson (Picture), Shubi Arora, Will Mabry and associates Zach Savrick and Abbey Zuech; tax partner Vincent Thorn and associate Aime Salazar; regulatory partner Josh Westerholm and associate Timothy Nolan; technology & IP partners Matthew Lovell and Shellie Freedman; and executive compensation partner Stephen Jacobson.

Involved fees earner: Shubi Arora – Kirkland & Ellis; Stephen Jacobson – Kirkland & Ellis; Matthew Lovell – Kirkland & Ellis; Will Mabry – Kirkland & Ellis; Jhett Nelson – Kirkland & Ellis; Timothy Nolan – Kirkland & Ellis; Aime Salazar – Kirkland & Ellis; Zach Savrick – Kirkland & Ellis; Vincent Thorn – Kirkland & Ellis; Shellie Weisfield Freedman – Kirkland & Ellis; Josh Westerholm – Kirkland & Ellis; Abbey Zuech – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: Trilantic Capital Partners;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti