A consortium of global institutional investors led by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) and its Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 has acquired a 31% stake in EP Infrastructure (EPIF) from Energetický a průmyslový holding (EPH).
MIRA is a consortium of global institutional investors led by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets and its Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5. MIRA is the world’s largest infrastructure asset manager with growing portfolios in real estate, agriculture and energy.
EPIF is a leading European energy infrastructure utility focused on gas transmission, gas and power distribution, heat and power generation and gas storage, with principal operations in the Slovak Republic and the Czech Republic. It is a unique European entity with a large and diverse infrastructure asset base. EPIF operates critical energy infrastructures through various subsidiaries in four principal segments: gas transmission, gas and power distribution, heat infra and gas storage. Measured by EBITDA, the group is among the five largest industrial groups based in the Czech Republic.
Energetický a průmyslový holding (EPH) is a leading Central European energy group that owns and operates assets in the Czech Republic, the Slovak Republic, Germany, Italy, the UK and Hungary. EPH is a vertically integrated energy utility covering the complete value chain ranging from highly efficient cogeneration, power generation, natural gas transmission, gas storage, gas and electricity distribution, and supply.
Oaklins' teams in the Czech Republic and Slovakia advised the buyer in this transaction.
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