Partners Group completes Dynacast acquisition

Partners Group has closed its previously announced buy of a controlling stake in Dynacast. No financial terms were disclosed for the transaction that was done with Kenner & Company and Dynacast’s management. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, Dynacast is a maker of custom metal components.


Partners Group completes acquisition of airport passenger terminal

Partners Group along with partners in the Nieuport Aviation consortium have completed the acquisition of the passenger terminal at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport. The investor consortium comprises Partners Group, InstarAGF Asset Management, Kilmer Van Nostrand and institutional investors advised by JP Morgan Asset Management. Billy Bishop is the ninth busiest airport in Canada and served 2.4 million passengers in 2014.


Partners Group invests in Seabras-1

Partners Group said Friday it agreed to invest in the construction of the first direct subsea fiber optic cable between New York and Sấo Paulo, Brazil. Seabras-1, which is being developed by Seaborn Networks, has a total project cost of approximately $500 million. Partners Group said it is providing all of the equity financing for the project.


Partners Group agrees to take stake in Dynacast International

Partners Group has agreed to acquire a controlling stake in Dynacast International, which makes metal components for customers across the automotive, telecommunications, computing, consumer electronics and healthcare industries. The transaction has an overall enterprise value of $1.1 billion and is expected to close in February 2015.


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Partners Group part of consortium to operate Sydney’s North West Rail Link

Partners Group is part of the Northwest Rapid Transit consortium that has contracted with the New South Wales State Government to build, finance and operate its new transit train network servicing Sydney’s North West. The North West Rail Link is Australia’s largest public transport infrastructure project and will deliver a 36km rapid transit service connecting Chatswood on Sydney’s North Shore to Sydney’s north-western suburbs.


Partners Group agrees to $450 mln elevator parts deal

Partners Group has agreed to buy a controlling stake in Suzhou Savera Shangwu Elevator Riding System Co., which makes elevator components for an overall enterprise value of $450 million. The deal is expected to close by year end and is subject to closing conditions and regulatory approval.


Partners Group opens Houston office

Partners Group has opened a Houston, Texas office to focus on coverage in the U.S. and Latin America. Todd Bright, managing director and head of infrastructure Americas, will head the office. The office is Partners Group’s third in the U.S., and 18th in total.


Carlyle’s Metropolitan Real Estate Equity Management expands staff

Metropolitan Real Estate Equity Management, which is owned by The Carlyle Group, has hired Sarah Schwarzschild and David Lei as vice president and associate, respectively. Previously, both Schwarzschild and Lei worked at Partners Group. Based in New York City, Metropolitan is a real estate investment firm.

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