Debevoise Advises Global Infrastructure Partners on the Formation of a $15.8 Billion Infrastructure Fund

16 March 2017

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), a leading independent global infrastructure investor, in connection with the formation of its latest fund, Global Infrastructure Partners III. The fund successfully closed with $15.8 billion in capital commitments, making it the largest infrastructure fund and one of the largest private investment fund programs ever raised.

GIP is an independent infrastructure fund manager that invests worldwide in infrastructure assets and businesses in both OECD and select emerging market countries. Debevoise also served as lead counsel for GIP during the formation of predecessor fund Global Infrastructure Partners II and Global Infrastructure Partners Capital Solutions Fund.

The Debevoise team was led by partner Erica Berthou and consisted of 16 lawyers, including partner Peter F.G. Schuur, counsel Katrina S. Rowe and associates Cate H. Bae, Sarah Chai, Alexandra Lustig-Elgrably, Ben Lee Friedman and Daniel Priest.

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