The Infrastructure and Project Finance team of Eight Advisory advises 3i European Operational Projects Fund on its acquisition of eight operational projects in France from DIF.

13 January 2020

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The Infrastructure and Project Finance team of Eight Advisory advises 3i European Operational Projects Fund on its acquisition of eight operational projects in France from DIF.

The closing of this Portfolio transaction, still subject to the completion of certain conditions, is expected by the end of Q1 2020.

The Portfolio consists of two PPP of three prisons each, three educational projects, a sewer concession, a PPP project on a train station and a fire station PPP project (covering 12 fire stations).

3i EOPF, which is managed by 3i’s infrastructure team, is a €456m fund investing in operational projects across Europe, with a focus on France, the Benelux, Germany, Italy and Iberia.

3i EOPF targets a wide range of sub-sectors, primarily social infrastructure and transportation, but also telecoms and utilities.

DIF Capital Partners is an independent infrastructure fund manager, with €6.0 billion of assets under management across eight closed-end infrastructure funds and several co-investment vehicles. DIF invests in greenfield and brownfield infrastructure assets located primarily in Europe, the Americas and Australasia.

Eight Advisory Tax provided tax due diligence and tax modelling services to 3i infrastructure.

Eight Advisory team was composed of Lionnel Gerard, Erwann de Kermadec, Olga Shavrina and Julie Vuarchex.

Eight Advisory Tax team was composed of Guillaume Rembry, Kévin Peau and Baptiste Gachet.

 

About Eight Advisory: Eight Advisory advises company managers, investors and banks in the context of corporate Transactions, Restructuring and Transformation in France and abroad. Its 440 employees, including 53 partners, offer their financial and operational expertise to support decision makers.

Eight Advisory is a European company, based in France, UK, Belgium, the Nederlands and Germany and is also the founding member of Eight International a network composed of independent partners located in 20 countries throughout Europe, the Americas, Asia & Oceania.