DUBLIN, IRELAND, SEPTEMBER 18, 2023 – Rubicon Capital Advisors (“Rubicon”) is pleased to announce the sale by Sacyr, S.A. the global infrastructure developer and operator, (“Sacyr”) of its indirect 45% equity interest in N6 (Concession) Limited and 50% equity interest in N6 (Operations) Limited to Bestinver Infrastructure Fund (“Bestinver”). Rubicon acted as sole and exclusive M&A advisor to Sacyr in the sale process.
N6 (Concession) Limited is responsible for the design, build, finance, operation and maintenance of a tolled 57.6km section of the N6 motorway between Galway and Ballinasloe, part of the principal east-west transport link between Dublin and the west of Ireland. The project was opened to traffic in December 2009 and the concession contract, granted by Transport Infrastructure Ireland, will run until 2037.
“We’re delighted to build on our strong relationship with Sacyr through this transaction, which represents the fourth time Rubicon has provided M&A or financial advice to Sacyr in a sale or capital raise process. We are also pleased to have had the opportunity to work opposite the Bestinver team, one of the fastest growing new fund managers in the transport infrastructure sector”, stated Carmen Lopez, Partner & Managing Director at Rubicon.
This transaction continues Rubicon’s strong record in the transport infrastructure sector around the world. Over the last 10 years, the firm has acted as advisor to global strategic sponsors and major financial investors in the sale, acquisition or financing of over 60 different core transportation assets across 3 different continents with an enterprise value well in excess of €40 billion.
About Rubicon Capital Advisors
Rubicon is one of the world’s leading investment banking firms focused solely on the infrastructure, energy transition, digital & utilities sectors. With offices across Europe, the Americas and Asia, the firm has a truly global reach. Since its inception in 2011, Rubicon has closed on the sale, acquisition or refinancing of over 150 essential infrastructure, energy transition, digital & utilities assets located across Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia with a combined enterprise value of more than €85 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.
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