Brendan Moylan

Biography

Brendan Moylan
Brendan Moylan is a partner in Weil’s Private Equity Infrastructure team. Brendan has acted for infrastructure funds and direct investors in market leading M&A and corporate transactions across a broad range of infrastructure assets, including energy, power, renewables, transport, digital, water and waste, and social infrastructure.

Brendan is described by clients as “one of the foremost infrastructure M&A practitioners”. Clients also mention that "He is my absolute, go-to counsel on any significant or complex mandate. His no-nonsense approach is a fantastic strength when it comes to getting difficult transactions over the line" and that “I cannot think of anyone I would rather have advising me on a complex infrastructure deal." Brendan is listed in the Hall of Fame for Infrastructure M&A by Legal 500 and as a Band 1 Infrastructure practitioner by Chambers.

Representative experience:

  • SUEZ SA on certain aspects of its acquisition of SUEZ UK R&R from Veolia Environnement. The SUEZ UK R&R business operates along the entire waste value chain, including collection, processing and energy from waste activities
  • 3i Infrastructure on its acquisition of the balance of TCR Group, a leading GSE solutions provider, from funds managed by DWS
  • DigitalBridge on the acquisition of the mobile telecommunications tower business of Telenet, comprising 3,322 sites in Belgium
  • British Columbia Investment Management Corporation on its investment (together with funds advised by Macquarie Asset Management) into National Grid UK’s gas transmission system, in a deal valuing that business at an enterprise value of £9.6 billion.
  • Global Infrastructure Partners on its €10.4 billion offer, in a consortium with Meridiam CDC/CNP, to acquire all of SUEZ’s water and waste management activities in France, and Suez’s water activities in Italy, the Czech Republic, Poland, Africa, Central Asia, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Australia, New Zealand, and Asia; the transaction remains subject to certain conditions, including approval from Suez shareholders and the receipt of required regulatory approvals
  • EIG on aspects of its US$12.4 billion acquisition of a 49% stake in Aramco Oil Pipelines Company
  • Global Infrastructure Partners and APG on their acquisition (with AustralianSuper) of a 37.4% interest in Peel Ports Group, a leading operator of ports and associated infrastructure in the UK, from funds managed by DWS
  • Igneo Infrastructure Partners on its £995 million acquisition of a 50% stake in Multifuel Energy Limited and Multifuel Energy 2 Limited and its acquisition of the UK division of Wheelabrator Technologies Holdings; the combined business – rebranded as enfinium – is the UK’s largest pure play waste to energy business, with seven strategically located EfW facilities in operation or advanced development
  • EQT and OMERS on the acquisition of Deutsche Glasfaser from funds managed by KKR
  • Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners on its acquisition through a 50/50 joint venture with Leif Höegh & Co. of Höegh LNG, a Norway-based LNG transportation and services company
  • Iberdrola on its £1.63 billion sale of a 40% stake of the 714MW East Anglia One offshore wind project to Green Investment Group, part of the Macquarie Group
  • OMERS Infrastructure on its investment (with funds advised by Morgan Stanley) into VTG AG, the leading international wagon hire and rail logistics company
  • 3i Infrastructure and ATP on the acquisition of Tampnet from funds advised by EQT
  • 3i Group plc on the sale of Scandlines to Igneo Infrastructure Partners and Hermes Investment Management
  • Macquarie Infrastructure & Real Assets, Allianz Capital Partners, and the State Pension Fund of Finland on the acquisition of Elenia, a Finnish electricity distribution and heating company, from 3iN, Goldman Sachs Infrastructure Partners, and Ilmarinen
  • The Quad Gas consortium on the acquisition of a 61% interest (plus an option to acquire an additional 14% interest) in Cadent
  • Goldman Sachs Infrastructure Partners on the sale of Redexis Gas to CNIC Corporation, ATP, and Universities Superannuation Scheme
  • Infinis/3i Infrastructure on Infinis' acquisition of Alkane from Basalt Infrastructure
  • QSuper on the sale of its interest in Thames Water to Universities Superannuation Scheme
  • A consortium led by Global Infrastructure Partners on the acquisition of Equis Energy (now Vena Energy), the largest independent renewable energy power producer in the Asia Pacific
  • Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners and Infracapital on the sale of Affinity Water to a consortium comprising Allianz Capital Partners, HICL Infrastructure Company, and DIF Infrastructure
  • Universities Superannuation Scheme on its co-investment into a vehicle established to acquire certain offshore wind assets from the Green Investment Bank coincident with the sale of the Green Investment Bank to Macquarie
  • Infracapital on the sale of its interest in Kelda Water to GIC and NSW State Super
  • Global Infrastructure Partners on the sale of its 44.9% stake in FluxSwiss to CSA Energy Infrastructure Switzerland, Swissgas, Fluxys, and certain other institutional investors
  • Universities Superannuation Scheme on the acquisition of the Moto Group from funds managed by Macquarie and on the subsequent sale of a 40% stake of the Moto Group to funds managed by CVC
  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Hermes on their acquisition of a 40% stake in Associated British Ports
  • 3i Infrastructure on the acquisition of Wireless Infrastructure Group from Barings
  • 3i Infrastructure on the acquisition of the Infinis landfill gas business from funds advised by Terra Firma
  • Universities Superannuation Scheme and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan on the acquisition of crematoria operator, Westerleigh Group, from Antin Infrastructure
  • RWE Innogy on the sale of a majority interest in the 336MW Galloper offshore wind project
  • 3i Infrastructure and InfraBridge (formerly AMP Capital) on their acquisition of ESVAGT from Maersk Group
  • Each of CIC and subsequently, Universities Superannuation Scheme, on its acquisition of a stake in Heathrow Airport Limited from Ferrovial
  • International Power plc on numerous transactions, including the acquisition of Edison Mission Energy’s international fleet; onshore wind farm portfolios in Germany and Italy; the acquisition of GDF SUEZ’s international business; the takeover of International Power plc by GDF SUEZ
  • Arqiva on the acquisition of National Grid Wireless from National Grid

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