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Kirkland advises GTCR on minority investment in CAPTRUST

Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised GTCR regarding a 25 percent minority growth investment in CAPTRUST. The investment reflects a $1.25 billion valuation of CAPTRUST, an independent registered investment advisor, as the firm continues to grow and add services and capabilities.

Read the GTCR press release

The Kirkland team was led by transactional partners Ryan Harris and Chris Thomas, and associate Kyle McHugh; and tax partners Russell Light and Polina Liberman.

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is an American law firm. Founded in 1909 in Chicago, Illinois, Kirkland is the largest law firm in the world by revenue, and the seventh largest in terms of number of attorneys. Kirkland & Ellis is the first law firm in the world to break US$4 billion in revenue.

Shoosmiths wins panel appointment from Odeon Cinemas

UK law firm Shoosmiths has secured a place on Odeon Cinemas’ revised legal roster – and will provide corporate work to the national chain for the next two years.

Odeon Cinemas has reduced the number of law firms it works with from ten to three.

Odeon’s client partner Paul Batchelor said: “This is a great result for our corporate division, and Shoosmiths, to secure a spot on this large corporate group’s panel.

“We’re delighted to be continuing our relationship with Odeon and look forward to working with them for the next two years.”

Odeon Cinemas’ Group Chief Legal & Compliance Officer Chris Thomas said: We’ve been impressed with the support and advice from Shoosmiths and we are pleased that relationship will be ongoing. We look forward to working with Paul and the rest of the team at Shoosmiths.

If you would like to find out more information about Shoosmiths, please visit shoosmiths.co.uk