Dublin, Ireland (26th April 2016) – Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors (“Rubicon”) acted as the exclusive M&A advisor to OHL S.A, (“OHL”) on the sale of their equity and equity related interests in four essential Spanish PPP infrastructure assets to Aberdeen Asset Management PLC (“Aberdeen”).
Both parties are active, well known players in the infrastructure space. OHL is one of the world’s leading concession and construction companies with more than 100 years of history operating in more than 30 countries across 5 continents. Aberdeen is a global investment management group, managing assets for both institutions and private individuals from around the world with assets under management totaling over €400 billion.
Rubicon, on behalf of OHL, managed the sale process from initial due diligence and marketing the transaction to negotiating the transaction documentation and completing the sale. Financial close was reached on April 18th, 2016 when the parties entered into a definitive sale and purchase agreement and all necessary approvals were received. All parties involved with the sale have agreed that the terms of the transaction remain confidential.
“We are very pleased to have advised a firm as highly experienced as OHL in successfully structuring and closing this project with the sophisticated investment team at Aberdeen”, said Carmen Lopez, Managing Director of Rubicon. “ Having closed five M&A projects in Spain in 2015 and currently working as the sell-side advisor for a further eighteen Spanish infrastructure assets, which are expected to close in 2016, this landmark transaction reinforces Rubicon’s market position of as one of the leading infrastructure M&A advisors in Spain”.
About Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors
With representation in Dublin, New York and Sydney, Rubicon is a specialist investment banking firm focused solely on the global infrastructure market. The firm’s team comprises industry experts with extensive experience and who have advised or structured over €200 billion worth of infrastructure transactions across multiple sectors and jurisdictions.
In 2015, Rubicon was recognized as one of the top 10 global financial advisory firms by InfraDeals. In 2015, Rubicon completed nine assignments representing a cumulative enterprise value in excess of €6 billion.