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Financial services

The first listed infrastructure fund take-private in the UK

£1.6 billion acquisition of one of UK’s biggest listed infrastructure funds.

Sector Financial services
Sub-sector Infrastructure
Location United Kingdom

Opportunity

John Laing Infrastructure Fund (JLIF) acquisition is the first take-private in the listed infrastructure space. Macquarie Capital led the consortium through a complex valuation process for a portfolio of 65 assets during a challenging macroeconomic environment.


Approach

Macquarie Capital acted as financial adviser to the consortium and efficiently managed two fund managers with a diverse group of infrastructure investors and different investment strategies.

Outcome

Successful

Transaction completed during period of uncertainty in the listed infrastructure funds sector

Competitive

Flexible acquisition debt package raised with competitive terms

Attractive

Expected to attract more interest in the listed infrastructure fund sector

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