M&A advisory Equiteq advised Infrata on its majority investment in private equity firm Lonsdale Capital Partners. Equiteq acted as exclusive financial advisor to the infrastructure investment advisory firm.
Infrata is an advisory firm that works with clients to advise on technical, business, demand, economic and ESG-focused issues in the infrastructure sector. Founded in 2011, the London-based company is looking to extend that global reach even further in 2022 and has secured new investment to help it realize those ambitions from Lonsdale Capital Partners.
Having secured the backing of Lonsdale, Infrata will now target further scaling up in North America and continental Europe, as well as developing existing and complementary business lines, particularly those focused on rail, aviation and ESG. Infrata shareholders were advised on the deal by a team from professional services firm Equiteq – led by chief executive Jerome Glynn-Smith and director Paul Beaumont.
Commenting on Equiteq’s role in the transaction, Alonzo Guzman, Managing Director of Infrata, said: “We are grateful for the long-term support and investment we have received from Equiteq, through our various stages of growth and up to flawless private equity. execution of the process.
With offices in Europe, the United States, Asia and Australia, Equiteq is one of the world’s largest M&A advisory firms dedicated exclusively to the professional services landscape. The transaction advisory firm also recently advised Integrity360 and its private equity funder August Equity on the acquisition of Caretower.
Commenting on the agreement between Infrata and Lonsdale, Glynn-Smith and Beaumont added: “We are delighted to have advised Infrata and this inspiring group of global infrastructure consultancy entrepreneurs to prepare and realize their first round of private equity investing in the UK.