John Guccione is a partner in Latham & Watkins' Private Equity Practice and a member of the Energy & Infrastructure Industry Group. He has extensive experience advising on a broad range of corporate, energy, and infrastructure matters.

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Guccione was Managing Director, Legal at OMERS Infrastructure, a leading infrastructure investor and asset manager. In addition to leading OMERS Infrastructure's European legal team, he was a member of the board of directors of Caruna, NET4GAS, and High Speed 1.

Mr. Guccione was also previously a member of the energy and infrastructure group at a Magic Circle law firm.

Mr. Guccione’s experience includes advising on:

  • The acquisition by APG and OMERS of Groendus
  • The investment by IFM Investors in a joint venture with Deutsche Telekom to roll out fibre-to-the-home in Germany
  • The sale by OMERS of 40% of Caruna to OTPP and KKR
  • The acquisition by Swiss Life Asset Managers and Vauban of Aves One AG
  • The acquisition by Swiss Life Asset Managers and Gelsenwasser AG of Infrareal
  • The acquisition by EIG of a 49% interest in a joint venture formed to hold Saudi Aramco’s domestic oil pipelines
  • The recommended offer by Blackstone Infrastructure Partners for Applegreen plc
  • The acquisition of Deutsche Glasfaser and inexio*
  • The acquisition of VTG*
  • The acquisition of a partial interest in SFR FttH from Altice France*
  • The acquisition and subsequent sale of High Speed 1*
  • The acquisition of London City Airport*
  • The acquisition of a partial interest in the CLH Group*
  • The acquisition of Tank & Rast*
  • The acquisition and the subsequent sale of a partial interest in Associated British Ports*
  • The acquisition of Ellevio*
  • The acquisition of Caruna*
  • The acquisition of NET4GAS*
  • The attempted take-private of Severn Trent*
  • The acquisition of a partial interest in the Vento II wind farm portfolio from EDP Renewables*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)

Education

  • Bachelor of Law in Law, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, 2001
  • Bachelor of Arts in History & Italian & Special Fields, University of Toronto, 1996

Languages Spoken

  • English