Kirkland & Ellis advised Hg on an innovative GBP455 million NAV financing of the portfolio of Hg Saturn, a 2018-vintage fund with GBP1.5 billion in commitments.

The financing enables Hg to create liquidity for Hg Saturn without the need to release underlying fund investments and without recourse to Hg Saturn itself.

The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners Andy Shore, Christopher Braunack and Richard Watkins and associates Anan Ju and George Christou, debt finance partners Susannah Amini and Neel Sachdev and associate Marco Bagnato, financial services regulatory partners Lisa Cawley and Thomas Woodhead and tax partners Timothy Lowe and Cian O’Connor and associate Loviisa Langdon.

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