DUBLIN, IRELAND, April 13th, 2021 – Rubicon Capital Advisors (“Rubicon”) is pleased to announce that it acted as the sole and exclusive M&A advisor to Obrascón Huarte Lain, S.A. (“OHL”) in the sale of its 33.34% equity interest in Nuevo Hospital de Toledo S.A. and Mantohledo, S.A.U. and the associated hard and soft facility management operating company (“Nuevo Hospital de Toledo”), to DIF Infrastructure V Cooperatief U.A., a fund managed by DIF Capital Partners.
Nuevo Hospital de Toledo is responsible for the design, build, finance, operation and maintenance, under a long-term concession contract, of the University Hospital of Toledo, which with a capital cost of over €320 million, is one of the largest hospital complexes in Europe with 1,142 beds.
Carmen Lopez, Managing Director and Partner at Rubicon stated “we are very pleased to have worked with OHL to successfully reach financial close on this transaction showing that the infrastructure equity markets remain open for such high quality assets. This is yet another successful transaction we have closed with OHL and represents a further example of our deep knowledge and understanding of the Spanish social infrastructure market”.
This transaction builds upon Rubicon’s strong track record in the core PPP infrastructure sector. Rubicon continues to be the leading financial advisor in the sale or refinancing of similar operational infrastructure assets both within Spain and across Europe over the past five years. Rubicon remains very active in 2021, having already announced the successful close of a number of significant transactions in the first quarter of the year alone and is currently in the market with multiple new transactions across Europe, North America and Latin America.
About Rubicon Capital Advisors
Rubicon is one of the world’s leading investment banking firms focused solely on the infrastructure, energy & utilities sectors. With offices in Europe, the Americas and Asia, the firm has a truly global reach. Since inception in 2011, Rubicon has closed on the sale, acquisition or refinancing of over 100 essential infrastructure, energy & utilities assets located across Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia with a combined enterprise value in excess of USD $60 billion. The firm is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland and its U.S. affiliate is a member of FINRA and SIPC and registered as a broker-dealer with the SEC. Learn more about the firm at: www.rubiconcapitaladvisors.com and by following Rubicon Capital Advisors on LinkedIn.
About the client
OHL has nine decades of experience in the field of hospital construction, which has translated into more than 150 new hospitals, equivalent to c.6 million m2, and more than 60,000 beds, close to 100 health centers and more than 200 renovation and rehabilitation activities.
The firm’s activity initiated in Spain and has extended to multiple other countries such as the US, Chile, the Czech Republic, Portugal, Mexico, Argentina, Ecuador, Uruguay, the Antilles and Ireland. The most recent projects undertaken by the company include the University Hospital of Burgos, developed under public-private partnership (Spain); the CHUM (Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal) in Canada; the National Forensic Mental Health Hospital (NFMHS) in Portrane, north of Dublin (Ireland); the Curicó Hospital (Chile), the Albacete Hospital and the new general internal medicine and geriatrics building at the Olomuc University Hospital, the sixth largest hospital in the Czech Republic.
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