EQT’s €9 Billion EQT Infrastructure IV Fundraising

Simpson Thacher represented EQT in connection with the formation and raising of EQT Infrastructure IV.

The fund closed at its hard cap of €9 billion. According to data from Preqin, EQT Infrastructure IV is one of the largest Europe-based fundraisings of the past year.

EQT Infrastructure IV will continue to follow EQT’s industrial approach to infrastructure investing. The Fund will invest in high-quality companies with infrastructure characteristics and strong value creation potential.

The Simpson Thacher team representing EQT was led by Jason Glover (Picture) and Robert Lee with assistance from Jonathan Brooks, Vasanth Padaki, Antonia Balsom, Aaron Kienwald, Nigel Crowe, Anna Bellingham, Marie-Sophie Bandeira Vieira, Mia Hatfield, Adhitya Srinivasan, Philip Stone, Michael Strachan and Victoria Hartman (Funds – London); Barrie Covit, Steven Homan and Avi Herescu (Funds – New York); Jonathan Goldstein, Joseph Tootle and William Smolinski (Tax); and Jeanne Annarumma (Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits).

Involved fees earner: Jeanne Annarumma – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Antonia Balsom – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Marie-Sophie Bandeira Vieira – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Anna Bellingham – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jonathan Brooks – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Barrie Covit – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Nigel Crowe – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jason Glover – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jonathan Goldstein – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Mia Hatfield – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Avi Herescu – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Steven Homan – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Aaron Kienwald – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Robert Lee – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Vasanth Padaki – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; William Smolinski – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Adhitya Srinivasan – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Philip Stone – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Michael Strachan – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Joseph Tootle – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: EQT Ventures;