Antin Infrastructure Partners acquires Eurofiber
PARIS/MAARSSEN, May 12, 2015 – Antin Infrastructure Partners (“Antin”) is pleased to announce that it has agreed to acquire Eurofiber for a consideration of € 875m. Eurofiber is the largest independent provider of fixed telecom infrastructure dedicated to business customers (B2B) in the Netherlands. The transaction is expected to close at the end of May 2015.
Emendo Capital acted as financial adviser to Antin.
Established in 2000, Eurofiber is part of the Eurofiber Group. Since then it has grown into an organisation with more than 330 employees, with offices in Maarssen (The Netherlands) and Brussels (Belgium). Eurofiber has become a recognised player in the market for fiber-optic connections. Through its 18,000 km fiber-optic network, connecting over 10,000 unique locations, Eurofiber is a provider of critical telecom infrastructure for the Dutch economy, connecting utility networks, mobile networks, business parks and public entities.
For additional information on Eurofiber, visit eurofiber.nl.
Founded in 2007, Antin Infrastructure Partners is a leading independent private equity firm focused on infrastructure investments, having deployed over ca. € 5 billion of equity with co-investors in 23 transactions since 2007. Based in Paris, London and New York with fourteen partners and a total of over 90 professionals, Antin manages three funds that invest in infrastructure in Europe and target investments in the energy and environment, telecommunications, transportation and social sectors with the objective of generating attractive risk-adjusted returns for investors through a combination of capital appreciation and cash yield.
For additional information on Antin, visit antin-ip.com.
About Doughty Hanson & Co
Founded in 1985, Doughty Hanson & Co is a British private equity fund manager focused on leveraged buyout and recapitalisation transactions primarily of upper middle-market companies in Europe, managing over € 8 billion in assets. The firm also invests opportunistically in European real estate and provides early-stage venture capital to technology companies.
For additional information on Doughty Hanson & Co, visit dhpep.com.