EQT Infrastructure V’s €15.7 Billion Fundraising

In UK Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, advised on the matter.

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett advised EQT Partners with a team including Jason Glover (Picture – Investment Fund – Assets Management), Robert Lee (Investment Fund – Assets Management).

EQT AB (“EQT”) announced the formation and raising of EQT’s flagship infrastructure fund, EQT Infrastructure V. The fund, which closed at its hard-cap, fortifies EQT’s position as one of the leading infrastructure investors globally and demonstrates the continued support for EQT Infrastructure’s thematic investment strategy, focused on backing companies within its core sectors: energy, transport & logistics, environmental, digital, and social infrastructure. The fund has invested in 12 portfolio companies since its first transaction in August 2020 and is currently approximately 60-65 percent invested, subject to customary regulatory approvals.

EQT is a purpose-driven global investment organization with close to three decades of consistent investment performance across multiple geographies, sectors, and strategies.

The Simpson Thacher team representing EQT was led by Jason Glover (Picture) and Robert Lee alongside Beth Cowen, Prishi Govender and Jina Woo, with assistance from John Maguire, Mia Hatfield, Wilson Szet, Marie-Sophie Bandeira Vieira, Victoria Hartman, George Thompson, Alexander Hoffman, Shanelle Muller, Paolo Ronchi, Samantha Spearman, Philip Stone, Michael Strachan and Yanru Tao (Private Funds – London); Barrie Covit, Avi Herescu and Matthew Kemp (Private Funds – U.S.); Jonathan Goldstein, Bill Smolinski and Gal Shemer (Tax); and Jeanne Annarumma (ERISA).

Involved fees earner: Jeanne Annarumma – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Marie-Sophie Bandeira Vieira – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Barrie Covit – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Bethany Cowen – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jason Glover – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jonathan Goldstein – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Prishi Govender – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Victoria Hartman – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Mia Hatfield – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Andrei Herescu – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Alexander Hoffman – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Matthew Kemp – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Robert Lee – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; John Maguire – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Shanelle Muller – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Paolo Ronchi – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Gal Shemer – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; William Smolinski – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Samantha Spearman – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Philip Stone – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Michael Strachan – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Wilson Szet – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Yanru Tao – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; George Thompson – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jina Woo – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: EQT Partners;

Author: Giulia Di Palma