Blackstone Infrastructure Partners’ Invest In Carrix


Simpson Thacher is representing funds affiliated with Blackstone Infrastructure Partners (“BIP”), in connection with an announced growth-oriented investment by BIP in Carrix, Inc. (“Carrix”). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Carrix is one of the world’s largest independent, privately-held marine terminal operator, with activities at more than 250 terminal facilities and rail operations throughout geographies in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Central America, South America, Asia, New Zealand and South Africa. Carrix is also the parent company of other businesses that provide marine and rail terminal management.

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