Debevoise Advises Assured Guaranty in its Acquisition of a Minority Interest in Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors

1 March 2018

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised a subsidiary of Assured Guaranty Ltd. (“Assured Guaranty”) in its acquisition of a minority interest in Cadia (Malta) Limited (“CML”), the holding company of Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors (“Rubicon”).

Assured Guaranty is a publicly traded Bermuda-based holding company whose operating subsidiaries provide credit enhancement products to the U.S. and international public finance, infrastructure and structured finance markets.

Rubicon is a full-service investment banking firm active in the global infrastructure sector. It has advised on over 70 merger and acquisition and capital raising assignments worth in excess of $30 billion over the past five years. Rubicon operates on a global basis and has advised on transactions in Europe, the UK, North America and Latin America. It provides investors, operating managers and construction companies with independent advice. Rubicon maintains offices in Dublin, New York, and Madrid.

The Debevoise team advising Assured Guaranty on the acquisition was led by London-based international counsel Benjamin Lyon, and included partner David Innes, consultant Clare Swirski and associate Dexter Hoffman. U.S. regulatory advice was provided by partner Alexander Cochran and counsel Eugene Benger, and employment advice was provided by associate Christopher Garrett.

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