Brendan Moylan is a partner in Latham & Watkins’ Private Equity Practice and a member of the Energy & Infrastructure Industry Group. 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 utilities, transport, renewables, technology and communications, and social infrastructure.

Brendan’s experience includes advising:*

  • 3i Infrastructure on its acquisition of the balance of TCR owned by funds managed by DWS
  • 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 its US$12.4 billion acquisition of a 49% stake in Aramco Oil Pipelines Company
  • First Sentier Investors 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
  • 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 East Anglia, a UK-based provider of energy services, to Green Investment Group
  • British Columbia Investment Management Corporation on its acquisition of BMS Group, a UK-based insurance brokerage firm
  • British Columbia Investment Management Corporation on its investment in Clearmacro, a UK-based software business providing consulting services support software for asset managers
  • A Spanish multinational electric utility company on the sale of an interest in an offshore wind farm
  • 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 First State Investments and Hermes Investment Management (Hermes)
  • 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
  • QSuper on the sale of its interest in Thames Water to Universities Superannuation Scheme
  • 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 by Basalt Infrastructure
  • 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
  • The Quad Gas consortium on the acquisition of a 61% interest (plus an option to acquire an additional 14% interest) in Cadent
  • GIP 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
  • AMP Capital and 3i Infrastructure 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 its US$23.4 billion combination with GDF SUEZ' Energy International division and its subsequent £7.4 billion takeover by GDF SUEZ SA
  • Arqiva on the acquisition of National Grid Wireless from National Grid

*The experience listed above includes matters handled by Brendan prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)

Education

  • GC in Legal Practice, University of Technology, Sydney
  • LL.B, University of Sydney
  • Bachelor of Economics, University of Sydney

Languages Spoken

  • English