Jason Webber

New York
  • 1271 Avenue of the Americas
  • New York, NY 10020
  • USA

Jason Webber advises clients on the development or acquisition and divestiture of infrastructure and energy businesses.

Mr. Webber represents clients in transactions relating to energy, energy transition, telecommunications, circular economy, and other traditional and emerging infrastructure sectors. He regularly advises clients on complex, multidisciplinary matters, including:

  • Acquiring portfolio companies for infrastructure-focused investors, including through take-private transactions
  • Enabling world-scale development projects through the investment of development capital
  • Structuring complex equity investments, including cash equity auctions, mezzanine financings in lieu of equity, joint ventures, management equity structures, and consortium arrangements
  • Negotiating multibillion-dollar debt investments, including commercial bank loans, private placements, underwritten project bonds, and export credit facilities
  • Facilitating the sale or other exit of portfolio companies and single-asset companies

Mr. Webber’s experience includes representing:

  • Tellurian in the ongoing development and financing of the Driftwood LNG project
  • NextDecade in the ongoing development and financing of the Rio Grande LNG and CCS project
  • Freeport LNG in each of its equity and debt financings and refinancings in respect of its three-train natural gas liquefaction and LNG export facility, with aggregate proceeds to date exceeding US$38 billion*
  • IFM Investors in the acquisition of Buckeye Partners in a US$10.3 billion take-private transaction*
  • Global Infrastructure Partners in the acquisition and financing of Medallion Gathering & Processing, the owner of the largest, privately held crude oil transportation system in the Midland Basin of West Texas for US$1.825 billion
  • Macquarie Infrastructure Partners in its successful topping bid to take private Cincinnati Bell in a deal valued at US$2.9 billion*
  • Infrastructure private equity houses in the acquisition and divestiture of privately held telecommunications-related businesses, including:
    • Skyway Towers, on behalf of Basalt Infrastructure Partners
    • Bluebird Network, on behalf of Macquarie Infrastructure Partners*
    • Everstream Solutions, on behalf of AMP Capital*
    • Netrality Data Centers, on behalf of Macquarie Infrastructure Partners*
    • Tillman Infrastructure, on behalf of UBS Infrastructure*
    • InSite Wireless, on behalf of Macquarie Infrastructure Partners*
    • Aligned Energy, on behalf of Macquarie Infrastructure Partners*
  • Macquarie Infrastructure Partners in the acquisition and divestiture of circular economy businesses, including:
    • Lakeshore Recycling Systems*
    • WCA Waste*
    • Waste Industries*
  • AMP Capital in its 50/50 partnership with Invenergy Clean Power to acquire and hold Invenergy’s operating and development portfolio of natural gas-fired power generation facilities across North America*
  • AMP Capital in its pan-American joint venture with Enel X, which acquired the Transantiago 1, 2, and 3 electric bus concessions in Santiago, Chile, and the JV’s debt financing of the Transantiago concessions through a project finance facility*
  • Blue Sky Investments in establishing esVolta, which acquired an initial portfolio of 116 MWh over-the-fence battery storage projects, placing it among the largest owners of energy storage assets*
  • Fortis, a leader in the North American electric and gas utility business, on structuring a competitive auction of a minority interest in ITC Holdings*
  • The lead arrangers on the project financing of Gulf Coast Ammonia, a world-scale hydrogen and nitrogen based ammonia plant in Texas City, Texas*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

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