New York – October 3, 2012 – Lawuel.com – Debevoise & Plimpton LLP advised Global Infrastructure Partners (“GIP”) on the raising of its second fund, Global Infrastructure Partners II (“GIP II”). At closing, total investor commitments to GIP II were US$8.25 billion. GIP now has over US$15 billion in assets under management.
Global Infrastructure Partners (“GIP”) is an independent infrastructure fund manager that invests worldwide in infrastructure assets and businesses in both OECD and select emerging market countries. GIP targets investments in single assets and portfolios of assets and companies in power and utilities, natural resources infrastructure, air transport infrastructure, seaports, freight railroad, water distribution and treatment and waste management.
The Debevoise team was led by partner Erica Berthou and included partners Peter F.G. Schuur and Richard Ward, counsel Alicia C. McCarthy and associates Gavin Anderson, Cate H. Bae, Daniel A. Bleeker, Benjamin P. Lesnak, Daniel Priest and Peter M. Vaglio.
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