Melody Investment Advisors’ $1.95 Billion Communications Infrastructure Fund

Kirkland & Ellis counseled Melody Investment Advisors LP on the transaction.

Melody Investment Advisors LP, an alternative asset manager focused on mission-critical communications infrastructure, announced the final close of Melody Communications Infrastructure Fund II at $1.95 billion. The Fund was significantly oversubscribed and exceeded its target of $1.5 billion by 30 percent.

Atlantic-Pacific Capital served as the exclusive global placement agent.

Melody Investment Advisors LP is an alternative asset manager led by sole Founder and Managing Partner, Omar Jaffrey, focused on communications infrastructure. The firm seeks to invest through direct asset ownership as well as by developing innovative financing solutions to complex problems for leading global communications companies. 

The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partner Susan Eisenberg (Picture), Kelly Ryan and Marty Voelker and associates Robert Holowka, Katherine Chernova, Randy Coffey, Lenny Licht and Rehab Abdelwahab; tax partners Bruce Gelman, Mike Greenberg and Ian Ferreira and associate Liz Ji; investment funds regulatory partner Jamie Lynn Walter and associate Mike Hart-Slattery; UK regulatory partners Romin Dabir and Zach Milloy; employee benefits partner Liz Dyer; debt finance partners Duncan McKay and Jocelyn Hirsch and associate Camille Doom; and international trade partners Mario Mancuso and Luci Hague.

Involved fees earner: Rehab Abdelwahab – Kirkland & Ellis; Katherine Chernova – Kirkland & Ellis; Randy Coffey – Kirkland & Ellis; Camille Doom – Kirkland & Ellis; Susan Eisenberg – Kirkland & Ellis; Ian Ferreira – Kirkland & Ellis; Bruce Gelman – Kirkland & Ellis; Michael Greenberg – Kirkland & Ellis; Luci Hague – Kirkland & Ellis; Jocelyn Hirsch – Kirkland & Ellis; Robert Holowka – Kirkland & Ellis; Liz Ji – Kirkland & Ellis; Leonard Licht – Kirkland & Ellis; Mario Mancuso – Kirkland & Ellis; Duncan McKay – Kirkland & Ellis; Kelly Ryan – Kirkland & Ellis; Martin Voelker – Kirkland & Ellis;

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Clients: Melody Investment Advisors LP ;