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Kirkland & Ellis LLP

300 NORTH LASALLE, CHICAGO, IL 60654, USA
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Work +1 312 862 2000
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Fax +1 312 862 2200
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Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Michael Belsley, Chicago, USA

Michael Belsley

Tel:
Work +1 312-862-2483
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Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Michael Belsley is a corporate partner whose practice involves structuring, negotiating and documenting complex business transactions, including strategic and leveraged acquisitions, recapitalizations and divestitures, formation and governance of private equity funds (including primary investments in and secondary market sales of private equity fund interests), venture capital investments (start-up and later-stage), mezzanine debt financings, equity financings and corporate governance matters. Michael regularly represents buyers and sellers, as well as market intermediaries, in their secondary market activities, including fund portfolio sales, fund recapitalizations, and secondary direct transactions. He also frequently represents both private equity fund sponsors (i.e., general partners) and investors in private equity fund formations, fund-level restructurings and governance matters.

Education

Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1996; Northwestern University, B.A., 1992.

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