Jordan Murray, a partner in Kirkland’s Investment Funds Group, is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading investment funds lawyers and is co-head of Kirkland’s industry-leading Strategic GP Solutions practice. His multi-dimensional and mature practice focuses on advising sponsors in every aspect of the private equity and asset management fund space.
Jordan is a well-known leader in advising premier private investment firms on complex strategic minority and preferred equity investments. In the past two years alone, he has led the representations of firms selling interests to each of the prominent buyers in this rapidly evolving market, including AE Industrial Partners, Carnelian Energy, Cortec Group, Francisco Partners, GI Partners, Golub, I Squared, Kayne Anderson Real Estate, MSouth, Marlin and Siris, as well as a number of other clients on closed (unannounced) and active transactions.
In his fund formation practice, Jordan has led the representations of sponsors offering open- and closed-ended private securities covering a wide spectrum of sectors, geographies and strategies, such as buyout, credit, real estate, growth equity and hedge, raising more than $100 billion for funds and separate accounts. He also regularly counsels leading sponsors on establishing, documenting and implementing internal firm restructurings and succession planning arrangements.