Ergon Capital Partners V’s €800 Million Fundraising

Kirkland & Ellis advised Ergon Capital Partners on the deal.

Ergon Capital Partners, a leading mid-market investor in Europe, announced the final closing of Ergon Capital Partners V, with capital commitments of €800 million, significantly exceeding its target and initial hard cap of €750 million. This closing brings Ergon’s total assets under management to €2.5 billion. ECP V will continue Ergon’s successful strategy of making buyout investments in attractive mid-market companies primarily in the healthcare, media, services & leisure, consumer goods & luxury, and niche industrials sectors, located in the Benelux, France, Germany, Italy and Spain.

Ergon is a mid-market private equity investment company with €2.5 billion of assets under management from select European institutional investors and families. 

Houlihan Lokey Private Funds Group led the fundraise as exclusive global advisor to Ergon.

The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners Jeremy Leggate (Picture), Agne Eriksson and Reed Schuster, associates Carolina Barry-Laso, Natalie Healy, Kahwing Fung and Tim Nolan, tax partner Aalok Virmani and associate Allison Bray, financial services regulatory partner Prem Mohan, ESG & impact partner Ruth Knox and associate Daniel D’Ambrosio and banking regulatory of counsel Julie Kunetka.

Involved fees earner: Carolina Barry-Laso – Kirkland & Ellis; Allison Bray – Kirkland & Ellis; Daniel D’Ambrosio – Kirkland & Ellis; Agne Eriksson – Kirkland & Ellis; Kahwing Fung – Kirkland & Ellis; Natalie Healy – Kirkland & Ellis; Ruth Knox – Kirkland & Ellis; Julie Kunetka – Kirkland & Ellis; Jeremy Leggate – Kirkland & Ellis; Prem Mohan – Kirkland & Ellis; Timothy Nolan – Kirkland & Ellis; Reed Schuster – Kirkland & Ellis; Aalok Virmani – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: Ergon Capital Partners;