LONDON, UK, March 31st, 2020 – Rubicon Capital Advisors (“Rubicon”) is pleased to announce the successful financial close of the refinancing of Biogen, a portfolio company of Ancala Partners LLP (“Ancala”), with Allied Irish Banks and NatWest.
Biogen is a leading UK owner and operator of 14 anaerobic digestion and 6 composting plants, that provide cost efficient and low carbon food and organic waste management solutions. The company recycles approximately half of a million tonnes of waste each year to produce enough green electricity to power over 45,000 homes, as well as nutrient rich compost and biofertilizers.
Rubicon Group Head, John Kirwan stated “Rubicon was very pleased to have worked with and advised Biogen and Ancala on this pathfinder transaction, that will facilitate and support the continuing growth and success of the business.” Also adding “This transaction reinforces Rubicon’s position as a leader in the core plus market, having also recently closed a sell side transaction for an elderly and specialist care home portfolio and a capital raise for a greenfield data centre.”
This transaction builds upon Rubicon’s strong track record in the infrastructure, energy & utilities sectors; in the UK & Ireland alone, the firm has acted as advisor to global strategic sponsors and major financial investors on 9 individual M&A and debt transactions in the last 12 months.
About Rubicon Capital Advisors
Rubicon is one of the world’s leading investment banking firms focused solely on the infrastructure, energy & utilities sectors. With offices in Europe, the Americas and Asia, along with further expansion plans in 2020, the firm has a truly global reach. Since inception in 2011, Rubicon has closed on the sale, acquisition or refinancing of over 100 essential infrastructure, energy & utilities assets located across Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia with a combined enterprise value in excess of USD $50 billion. The firm is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland and its U.S. affiliate is a member of FINRA and SIPC and registered as a broker-dealer with the SEC. Learn more about the firm at: www.rubiconcapitaladvisors.com and by following Rubicon Capital Advisors on LinkedIn and Twitter.
About Ancala Partners LLP
Ancala Partners LLP is an independent infrastructure investment manager focused on delivering enhanced returns from mid-market infrastructure investments. It invests in and manages businesses across infrastructure sectors including utilities, energy, transportation, telecommunications and midstream in Europe. Ancala adopts a proactive approach to the origination and asset management of investments to create value for its investors.
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