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Infrastructure is more than just a sector. Infrastructure is a fundamental driver of economic, political and social progress across the globe. For decades, Simpson Thacher has been a powerhouse in the sector and remains at the forefront of developments.

Ranked #1 in Telecommunications Infrastructure Deals
(based on value)
(Inframation 2021, USA)

We advise many of the key players—from infrastructure companies to financial sponsors, banks and investors active in the sector—on a broad range of activities throughout the world. We also provide counsel in the formation of infrastructure funds, as well as investments made by such funds. Our representations cover a variety of infrastructure needs, including in Power and Renewables as well as in:

Power and Transmission
  • Digital Colony and EQT Infrastructure’s $14.3 billion acquisition of Zayo
  • Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners’ acquisition of a stake in the Lightpath fiber enterprise business of Altice USA
  • KKR’s formation of Global Technical Realty and $1 billion equity capital commitment
  • KKR Global Infrastructure’s acquisition of Hyperoptic Limited
  • Pátria Investimentos’ sale of Highline do Brasil II Infraestrutura de Telecomunicações
  • Segra’s acquisition of North State Telecommunications Corporation
  • Stonepeak Infrastructure’s acquisitions of Xplornet Communications, Cologix and euNetworks
  • EQT Infrastructure’s acquisitions of Lumos Networks and Spirit Communications
  • IO Data Centers’ $1.34 billion sale to Iron Mountain
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Renewable Energy
  • Blackstone Infrastructure Partners’ investment in Carrix
  • Genesee & Wyoming’s $8.4 billion sale to affiliates of Brookfield Infrastructure and GIC, and its multiple offerings of common stock aggregating over $1.4 billion
  • Volcan Compañía Minera’s joint venture with COSCO SHIPPING Ports to develop port facilities in Peru
  • Macquarie CAF Management’s investment in a public-private partnership to develop container staging hub at the Port of Los Angeles
  • KKR’s acquisition of Q Park
  • Refinancing of a term loan credit facility for the operator of a Texas toll road
  • Alinda’s $2.1 billion sale of its oil terminal business, Houston Fuel Oil Terminal Company
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Transportation, Roads, Bridges and Ports
  • Consortium’s investment in Abu Dhabi National Oil Company’s select gas pipeline assets valued at $20.7 billion
  • Stonepeak Infrastructure’s establishment of its $7.2 billion Stonepeak Infrastructure Fund III
  • GFL Environmental’s $2.825 billion acquisition of Waste Industries
  • Calisen plc’s £337.4 million IPO
  • Stonepeak Infrastructure’s $1.3 billion equity investment in Venture Global's Calcasieu Pass LNG export facility and $1.5 billion redeemable preferred equity investment in Magnolia LNG
  • Term loan financing for EPIC Crude Oil Pipeline and its terminals and docks
  • BC Partners-led recapitalization of GFL Environmental, implying a total enterprise value of C$5.125 billion
  • Waste Management’s acquisition of Advanced Disposal Services for a total enterprise value of $4.6 billion
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Chambers USA (quoting a client)

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