Kennedy Lewis Announces Strategic Investment from Petershill


April 15, 2024

On April 2, 2024, Petershill Partners at Goldman Sachs Asset Management announced a minority investment in Seward & Kissel client Kennedy Lewis Investment Management.

On April 2, 2024, Kennedy Lewis Investment Management LLC (“Kennedy Lewis”) announced that Petershill Partners at Goldman Sachs Asset Management (“Petershill”) made a passive, minority investment in Kennedy Lewis. The investment from Petershill will have no impact on Kennedy Lewis’ investment process, management, or day-to-day operations. Further terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Seward & Kissel served as counsel to Kennedy Lewis, with a team comprised of Partners Craig Sklar, Danielle Lemberg, Gerhard Anderson, James Cofer, Kevin Neubauer, Kevin Cassidy, Bradley Fay, David Baron, Jeffrey Berman, and Brett Cotler, Counsel Robert Wood, Michael O’Brien, Beth Alter, Steven Starr, and Associates Kevin Cipolli, Jeff Dorman, Grace Dahlstrom, Joy Su, Bryan Coe, Olivia Herrera, Elyse Moy, Winzelle Steele, Halley Balkovich, Joseph Tuck, Emilie Oberlis, Catherine Read, and Brendon Vetter.

Petershill (LON: PHLL), based in London, is an investment management vehicle of Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) that provides capital to alternative asset managers through minority stake acquisitions. As of December 2023, Petershill had $304 billion in assets under management.

Kennedy Lewis, based in New York, is an alternative credit manager that invests across the credit markets through its opportunistic credit, homebuilder finance, core lending and broadly syndicated loan strategies. As of November 2023, Kennedy Lewis had $14 billion in assets under management. BofA Securities acted as exclusive financial advisor to Kennedy Lewis on the transaction.

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