3i Acquires Infrastructure Assets from EISER Global Infrastructure Fund
Fried Frank London is advising client 3i Group plc (“3i”), a London-based public investment firm specializing in private equity, infrastructure and debt, in its announced acquisition of a portfolio of assets from EISER Global Infrastructure Fund, including Belfast City Airport and East Surrey Pipelines.
The acquisition, which will deliver significant expansion for 3i’s infrastructure business, will be made by a new fund vehicle managed by 3i with major commitments from pension funds APG and ATP.
Fried Frank’s private equity and asset management practices are working together on this matter, and the transaction underscores the team’s growing presence in the London market and its reach across a range of asset classes, including private equity and infrastructure.
The Fried Frank team includes asset management partners Kate Downey and Mark Mifsud, private equity partner Dan Oates, tax partner Nick Thornton, regulatory partner Gregg Beechey, asset management associates James O’Shea, George Skerrett and Natalia Kubik, private equity associates Charles Cooper-Isow, Matt Harrison, Hannah Luqmani and Matt Martindale, tax associates Thomas Bramall and Will Gay, and regulatory associate Zac Mellor-Clark.
To read 3i’s press release, click here.