Kirkland Reps Arlington Capital On $3.8B Fund VI

Kirkland Reps Arlington Capital On $3.8B Fund VI

In a groundbreaking move, Arlington Capital Partners, guided by legal counsel Kirkland & Ellis LLP, triumphantly announced the successful closure of its sixth fund, Arlington Capital Partners VI, at a staggering $3.8 billion, establishing a historic milestone as the largest fund in the firm’s 25-year legacy.

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Unprecedented Success Beyond Targets

The fund, which was oversubscribed, soared past its initial target of $3.25 billion, according to a statement released on Thursday. Arlington Capital Partners VI’s triumphant fundraising journey reflects the firm’s unparalleled domain expertise, collaborative ethos, and a consistent track record across target sectors poised for significant growth in the coming decade and beyond.

Kirkland Reps Arlington Capital On $3.8B Fund VI : Visionary Leadership Speaks

Arlington’s managing partners, Matt Altman, Michael Lustbader, Peter Manos, and David Wodlinger, expressed their gratitude to investors and highlighted the firm’s commitment to utilizing this capital strategically. The partners envision Arlington as the go-to partner for founders and management teams, propelling their businesses into market leadership and coveted strategic assets.

Kirkland Reps Arlington Capital On $3.8B Fund VI : A Legacy of Innovation

Founded in 1999, Arlington Capital Partners stands as a stalwart private investment firm specializing in government-regulated industries. With this fund, the firm remains devoted to its founding thesis, focusing on investments in leading companies in aerospace and defense, government services, technology, and healthcare industries at the forefront of industrial advancement.

Nurturing Mission-Critical Excellence

Arlington strategically invests in companies offering mission-critical products and services, enhancing effectiveness and reducing costs for a diverse clientele, including Department of Defense and Intelligence Community customers, federal, state, and local government agencies, commercial aerospace companies, and the healthcare industry.

Transformative Portfolio Expansion

A testament to its commitment, the fund has already completed eight platform investments and 10 follow-on acquisitions. Specific details were not disclosed, but the statement highlighted collaborations with management teams in aerospace engine components, submarine structures for the Navy, next-gen cyber solutions, advanced biomaterials, cutting-edge therapeutics, and public sector software solutions.

Exponential Growth Surpassing Predecessors

The $3.8 billion raised through Arlington’s sixth fund dwarfs its predecessor, which closed in June 2019 with $1.7 billion in three months. Earlier successes include the Arlington Capital Partners IV fund, which closed in August 2016 at $700 million, surpassing the initial target by $155 million.

Kirkland Reps Arlington Capital On $3.8B Fund VI : Legal Expertise Behind the Triumph

The Kirkland team, led by investment funds partners Sean Malone, Charles Tanenbaum, and tax partner Alec Campbell, played a pivotal role in advising Arlington through this monumental achievement.