Gibson Dunn Advises John Laing on Acquisition of UK Portfolio from HICL Infrastructure PLC

September 28, 2023

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP advised investor and active manager of core infrastructure assets John Laing on its acquisition of a portfolio of five UK assets from HICL Infrastructure PLC.

The portfolio of assets consists of Hornsea II offshore transmission assets, the Oxford John Radcliffe Hospital PFI Project, the Queen’s Hospital PFI Project in Romford, the South Ayrshire Schools PFI Project, and the Priority Schools Building Programme North East Batch.

The portfolio will help John Laing build on its extensive education, health and renewable energy experience, and marks its entry into the growing transmission sector.

The Gibson Dunn team representing John Laing was led by co-head of private equity in Europe Federico Fruhbeck and private equity partner Alice Brogi, with support from counsels Cason Moore and Manjinder Tiwana, and associates Dominic Kinsky and Magdalena Augé.

The team was also supported by co-chair of the firm’s antitrust and competition group Ali Nikpay, antitrust and competition partner Attila Borsos, and associates Alana Tinkler and Robert Albertson Kill.