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Kirkland Advises Apex Fund Management on Acquisition of FundRock Group

Kirkland & Ellis advised Apex Fund Management, a Genstar portfolio company, in its planned acquisition of the FundRock Group. Upon completion of the transaction, Apex will reach nearly $1 trillion in combined assets across administration, custody, depositary and under management, further solidifying its position as one of the world’s largest financial services providers. The transaction was announced on October 15, 2020.

Read the Apex Group press release

The matter involved Kirkland’s London and Paris offices, the team was led by transactional partners Aprajita Dhundia, Adrian Duncan and David Higgins and included transactional partner Laurent Victor-Michel, tax partners Tim Lowe and Sam Trowbridge, financial services regulatory partners Lisa Cawley and Colin Sharpsmith, antitrust partners Paula Riedel and Shane Cranley, technology & IP transactions partners Emma Flett and Joanna Thomson, litigation partner Sarah Klein and intellectual property advisor Renee Prescan.

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