Goodwin Procter LLP and Kirkland & Ellis advised Antin Infrastructure Partners on the deal.
Antin Infrastructure Partners, one of the world’s leading infrastructure investment firms, has successfully closed its fourth fund and largest to date, raising €6.5 billion ($7.6 billion) to invest in infrastructure opportunities.
This oversubscribed fund bears witness to the continued support of more than 140 blue-chip investors and the confidence they have in Antin, who are skilled at building on their successful experience to seek out companies that are resilient and capable of generating attractive returns in the current situation.
This fundraising is the largest round to date for Antin and has significantly exceeded its €5.5 billion original target. This makes Antin IV one of the largest funds to have conducted final closing during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Antin Infrastructure Partners is a leading independent private equity firm focused on infrastructure investments. Based in Paris, London and New York, Antin targets majority stakes in infrastructure businesses in the energy and environment, telecom, transport and social infrastructure sectors.
The Goodwin team was led by Arnaud David (Picture), Sarah Michel and supported by Xavier Couderc-Fani and Sébastien Clisson.
The Kirkland team was led by investment funds partners Erica Berthou and Katrina Rowe.
Involved fees earner: Sébastien Clisson – Goodwin Procter; Xavier Couderc-Fani – Goodwin Procter; Arnaud David – Goodwin Procter; Sarah Michel – Goodwin Procter; Erica Berthou – Kirkland & Ellis; Katrina Rowe – Kirkland & Ellis;
Clients: Antin Infrastructure Partners;