In The Media

March 8, 2019

Ex Scotiabank Infra Directors Find New Homes

Two former Scotiabank infrastructure bankers are understood to have found new homes, one at advisory firm Rubicon and the other at National Australia Bank’s fast growing infrastructure finance team. Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors has expanded its […]
February 25, 2019

Mature Funds Round-Up: Infra Funds Eye Options Beyond Divestment

The continued influx of institutional capital has provided infrastructure funds, which are fast approaching the end of their tenor, with plenty of options to maximize value beyond simply selling off assets. These include the creation of vehicles that […]
February 20, 2019

Rubicon Advises BAM PPP and PGGM on the Refinancing of Two Irish PPP Projects

Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors has announced that the refinancing of two Irish PPP projects, the Schools Bundle 3 project and the N11 motorway project, have successfully reached financial close, with the support of the existing lenders, […]
February 20, 2019

JV Completes GBP 264M of Irish PPP Refinancings

A joint venture of BAM PPP and PGGM is understood to have raised GBP 246.5m of debt to refinance facilities linked to two PPPs in Ireland, as sponsors continue to take advantage of lower margins in the sector. The […]
January 25, 2019

Valencia Road Expansions Financed

Sacyr Concesiones and 3i Investments have raised junior debt financing to fund the expansion of the CV-35 and CV-50 shadow toll roads connecting Valencia to the region. The long-term debt, provided by an institutional investor, […]
December 18, 2018

PINFRA Acquires Then Drops Highway Package into Fibra E Trust

Mexican highway developer PINFRA announced that its FibraVía investment trust acquired 100% of the Michoacán Highway Package, according to 17 December public filings. FibraVía acquired a 25% stake held by Promotora y Operadora de Infraestructura […]
November 5, 2018

Rubicon Adds NY-Based Managing Director

Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors hired Sonia McMillan as a managing director and general counsel, the firm announced. McMillan, who previously led InfraRed Capital Partners’ North America platform, will work out of Rubicon’s New York office but […]
November 5, 2018

Rubicon Adds Senior Hire

A former attorney and senior director at an investment management firm has joined Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors as it continues to fill out its New York-based power and renewables team. Sonia McMillan has joined the specialist […]
October 23, 2018

The Cleanie Awards Honors Innovators and Changemakers in Clean, Renewable Energy

Cleantech Sector Visionaries Top List of 2018 Winners In its inaugural year, The Cleanie Awards™ today honors 10 companies and industry leaders paving the way in the clean technology sector. The first comprehensive awards program to […]
October 23, 2018

Rubicon Opens Colombian Office for Latin American Transactions

Irish-investment bank Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors has hired two new executives to work in its first Latin American office in Bogotá, Colombia, according to a 23 October company press release. Rubicon has hired Patria Investimentos’ Colombian […]
October 12, 2018

Rubicon Infrastructure Hires Pair to Expand into UK

Irish boutique investment bank Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors has hired two bankers with over 40 years of experience to expand its business into the UK. Rubicon focuses solely on the infrastructure, energy and utilities sectors, with […]
October 2, 2018

Rubicon Hires Scotiabank’s Global Infra Head

Rubicon Infrastructure has hired Scotiabank’s global head of infrastructure John Kirwan – the latest of a number of high-profile hires aimed at strengthening its infrastructure and energy businesses. Kirwan joins the financial advisory firm as […]
August 20, 2018

Rubicon Builds Out Renewables Team

Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors has hired a former GE Energy Financial Services renewables private equity specialist as the firm prepares to bring on other senior personnel in New York next month. Jatin Gupta, who was a […]
May 30, 2018

Aldesa, Sando, Cointer, Inypsa y Alvac refinancian la A-4

Aldesa, Sando, Cointer, Inypsa y Alvac han llegado a un acuerdo para refinanciar la deuda sénior de la sociedad Autopista de La Mancha, una autopista de peaje en sombra de 108 kilómetros que conecta Puerto […]
March 8, 2018

Assured Guaranty’s Acquisition of Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors

Assured Guaranty’s subsidiary Assured Guaranty US Holdings Inc. acquired a minority interest in Cadia (Malta) Limited (CML), the holding company of Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors (Rubicon). Rubicon is a full-service investment banking firm active in the […]
February 28, 2018

Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors sells minority interest to Assured Guaranty

Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors, a specialist investment banking firm focused solely on the global infrastructure and energy markets, has sold a minority equity interest in the ultimate parent company of Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors to a subsidiary […]
February 27, 2018

Assured Guaranty: Acquires Minority Interest in Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors

Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) (Assured Guaranty), announced today that its subsidiary Assured Guaranty US Holdings Inc. (AGUS) acquired a minority interest in Cadia (Malta) Limited (CML), the holding company of Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors (Rubicon). Rubicon […]
February 27, 2018

Assured Guaranty Acquires Minority Interest in Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors

HAMILTON, Bermuda–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) (Assured Guaranty), announced today that its subsidiary Assured Guaranty US Holdings Inc. (AGUS) acquired a minority interest in Cadia (Malta) Limited (CML), the holding company of Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors […]
September 21, 2017

WFW/Rubicon Advises on €182m Refinancing for Spanish A21 Motorway

International law firm Watson Farley & Williams (“WFW”) advised a syndicate of banks and other European institutional funders on the procurement of senior debt facilities worth €182m granted to Autovía del Pirineo, S.A, a subsidiary […]
December 19, 2016

Rubicon Launches Renewables Advisory Arm

Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors has launched a dedicated renewable energy advisory division, the Dublin-headquartered group has announced. The new arm – to be headed by former Mainstream Renewable Power executive Barry O’Flynn – will provide M&A, […]
July 11, 2016

Lightsource Appoints Head of Equity Fundraising

Lightsource Renewable Energy (“Lightsource”), Europe’s leading solar energy generator, is pleased to announce the appointment of Shane Swords as Head of Equity Fundraising. Mr Swords who has more than 15 years’ experience in infrastructure and […]
June 8, 2016

Tranvias de Zaragoza

Una empresa cobrará al menos 500.000 euros si logra la refinanciación de la deuda del tranvía Los Tranvías de Zaragoza, sociedad con participación municipal, busca reducir el pago de intereses bancarios. La asesoría ganará una […]
December 11, 2015

El grupo australiano Macquarie y la francesa InfraVia compran el 39,39% del metro

El fondo de inversión australiano Macquarie y la sociedad de capital riesgo francesa InfraVia han comprado ya el 39,39 por ciento del capital de la sociedad gestora del metro de Málaga a Cajamar, Sando y […]
December 1, 2015

Macquarie e InfraVia compran el 40% del Metro de Málaga

Un consorcio compuesto por Macquarie Capital e InfraVia Capital Partners han anunciado hoy la adquisición de un 39.39% de las acciones de Metro de Málaga a Cajamar (18.86%), Cointer Concesiones (11.96%) y Sando Concesiones (8.57%). […]
June 5, 2015

Spanish Urban Rail Infrastructure Concessions Sold

SPAIN: Allianz Capital Partners and Bastion Infrastructure Group have bought construction firm Comsa Emte’s stakes in three urban rail infrastructure concessions for an undisclosed price. Two of the concessions are for the management of infrastructure […]
May 28, 2015

Comsa vende su participación en el metro de Madrid y de Barcelona para reducir deuda

En la operación han actuado como asesores BBVA Corporate Finance, Rubicon Infrastructure, Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira y Uría Menéndez. Comsa Emte ha vendido a Allianz Capital Partners y al fondo de infraestructuras canadiense Bastion Infrastructure sus participaciones minoritarias […]
February 27, 2015

The Irish Infrastructure Fund Acquires Operating Concession for The Convention Centre Dublin

The Irish Infrastructure Fund (the “Fund”) which is managed by Irish Life Investment Managers, together with AMP Capital as the Fund’s infrastructure investment manager, is pleased to announce that following a sale process managed by […]
February 11, 2015

State-backed fund to run The Convention Centre

The Irish Infrastructure Fund, which is backed by the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (formerly the National Pensions Reserve Fund), has been selected as the preferred bidder to operate and maintain The Convention Centre on Dublin’s […]
December 31, 2014

The Irish Infrastructure Fund Chosen as Preferred Bidder for the Convention Centre Dublin Business

The Irish Infrastructure Fund (the “Fund”) (which is managed by Irish Life Investment Managers (“ILIM”) together with AMP Capital as the Fund’s infrastructure investment manager) is pleased to announce that, following a sale process managed […]
February 20, 2013

Rubicon Appoints Three to Advisory Team

Dublin-based Rubicon-Infrastructure Advisors has announced the appointment of three new directors and the opening of a New York office. David Hegarty and Ahmed Memon join Rubicon as associate directors from Deloitte and will be based […]
February 19, 2013

Three Cross to Rubicon

Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors has added personnel in both New York and Dublin. The consultancy was opened in 2011 by Scotiabank and Depfa executive Conor Kelly. Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors is staffing up, hiring personnel at both […]
September 7, 2012

Rubicon Hires Former BBVA Infra Exec

Deal Profile Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors has appointed Jesus Gonzalez Torrijos, a former senior member of BBVA’s infrastructure team, as its new managing director. Torrijos previously worked as BBVA’s global head of infrastructure finance, as well […]
September 6, 2012

Rubicon Hires BBVA’s Jesus Gonzalez

Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors has appointed Jesus Gonzalez Torrijos as managing director and member of the group executive committee based in its Dublin office. Gonzalez joins Rubicon from BBVA where he has held numerous senior positions […]
September 5, 2012

Torrijos to Rubicon

Jesus Gonzalez Torrijos has joined Dublin-based advisory boutique Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors as a managing director and member of the group executive committee. He is joining from BBVA, where he was head of global lending, North […]
September 5, 2012

Rubicon Appoints Jesus Gonzales Torrijos

Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors has appointed Jesus Gonzales Torrijos as managing director and member of the group executive committee for its headquarters in Dublin, Ireland. Gonzales was most recently at BBVA where he held a number […]
July 11, 2012

Rubicon Hires Four Recently

Rubicon, an infrastructure advisory boutique based in Dublin, has made four hires recently. The firm is looking to set up a New York office and is expected to make three or four hires to build […]
July 5, 2012

Rubicon Appoints Two to Infra Advisory Team

Dublin-based Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors has announced the appointment of two new directors. Aeneas Griffin joins the advisory firm as managing director, and Sean Diffney as associate director. Griffin has 18 years’ experience in the financial […]
July 5, 2012

Rubicon Infrastructure Advisory has hired Aeneas Griffin and Sean Diffney

Rubicon Infrastructure Advisory has hired Aeneas Griffin and Sean Diffney to join the firm’s Dublin office. Griffin has been appointed managing director and brings more than 18 years of financial services industry experience to the […]
October 3, 2011

Kelly’s New Advisory Boutique to Focus on Infrastructure M&A

Conor Kelly has formed a new niche infrastructure advisory boutique called Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors. Rubicon, based in Dublin, but with a presence in New York, also numbers Carmen Lopez del Escobal as a managing director. […]
September 30, 2011

Ex Scotia Man in New Advisory Venture

Conor Kelly, formerly the head of Scotia Capital’s US and Latin America infrastructure advisory team, has started his own business. Named Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors, his start-up will offer M&A expertise. A veteran infrastructure investment banker […]
September 23, 2011

Former Scotia Infra Head Launches Advisory Firm

Conor Kelly, former managing director and head of global infrastructure investment at Scotia Capital, has launched a new firm to advise on infrastructure transactions. Launching today, Rubicon Infrastructure is to offer advice on infrastructure acquisitions, […]
September 22, 2011

Kelly Back with Infra Boutique

Conor Kelly next week launches Rubicon Infrastructure Advisory, a financial advisory boutique targeting M&A activity in the infra arena operating out of Dublin – and soon New York as well. Kelly was previously managing director and head […]