International law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has advised Greenwich, CT-based Alinda Capital Partners, the world’s largest independent infrastructure firm, with over $7 billion in equity commitments to infrastructure investments, in its €300 million investment in agri.capital, the leading biogas and biomethane company in Europe. As part of the transaction, Alinda will acquire a majority interest in agri.capital.
An integrated, multi-jurisdictional team of lawyers based in New York, Germany and Italy advised Alinda. Our team was led by partner Kent Rowey, based in our New York office. New York-based German finance partner Thomas Jörgens, led a multi-jurisdictional due diligence effort in Germany, the Cayman Islands, Italy and Luxembourg. The New York-based Energy & Infrastructure team also included associates Adam Giuliano and Cristy Cross, counsel Eschi Rahimi-Laridjani, who advised on US tax matters, and German finance associates Benjamin Bechstedt and Uli Weidemann.
Rounding out the team were Hamburg-based environment, planning and regulatory partner Michael Schäfer and associate Felix Fischer, Munich-based tax principal associate Anette Maier, Rome-based antitrust, competition, and trade partner Tommaso Salonico, and Milan-based senior tax associate Roberto Egori.