Hybrid automaker Fisker Automotive has hired law firm Kirkland & Ellis to advise it on a possible bankruptcy filing, a source said on Thursday, while executives continue their search for a strategic investor. The company, founded in 2007, has raised more than $1 billion in venture capital, including $103.67 million last September 2012 from Advanced Equities Inc., Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and New Enterprise Associates.
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Silicon Legal Strategy has appointed Brendan Herron as the newest associate in its San Francisco office. Prior to joining SLS, Brendan was at Kirkland & Ellis in Chicago, where he represented private equity and venture capital funds and their portfolio companies in M&A transactions, equity and debt financings, public offerings and key strategic business relationships.
The Riverside Company has added Houston-based Jacosoft to its Emergency Communications Network platform. ECN provides critical, time-sensitive communications and has a presence in all 50 states and Canada. Kirkland & Ellis advised Riverside on the deal, and Maranon Capital provided financing.
Investment bank Greene Holcomb & Fisher, with offices in Minneapolis, Phoenix, and Seattle, has brought aboard two attorneys, Omar Akbar and Mark Horvick. Both Akbar and Horvick were more recently senior corporate associates at the Chicago-based law firm Kirkland & Ellis in Chicago, where they focused on M&A for private equity clients. PRESS RELEASE: Greene Holcomb [...]
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP relocated Partner Michel Debolt to Hong Kong from London. The move is designed to expand the firm’s private equity practice in Asia. Debolt advises private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in Asia, Europe and North America. He focuses on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, interim and final liquidity realizations, equity restructurings and executive compensation, the firm said.
Jamie Sprayregen has agreed to rejoin law firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP as a partner in its restructuring practice, effective December 12. He had spent the past three years with Goldman Sachs.
Kirkland & Ellis, an international commercial law firm, is in the process of setting up a funds practice in Asia. As part of the launch, partners Justin Dolling from London and Albert Cho from New York will relocate to Hong Kong in January 2009. “Moving these two experienced partners to Hong Kong reflects [...]