Equiteq is pleased to have advised leading infrastructure consultancy Infrata on a majority investment from private equity firm Lonsdale Capital Partners.
Established in 2011, Infrata provides technical, commercial, demand, economic and ESG-focused advisory services to the financial services industry throughout the entire lifecycle of an infrastructure investment. They have deep sector-specific knowledge across airports & aviation, roads, railways, ports & waterways, and social infrastructure.
The company is currently working on over 100 projects in the due diligence and monitoring phases as well as having advised on transactions worth in excess of $250 billion since inception. Infrata serves its diversified client base from its headquarters in London and offices in Colombia, Spain, and Canada.
Lonsdale Capital Partners is a private equity firm focused on the lower mid-market in the UK and Europe.
With Lonsdale’s backing, Infrata will target further scaling in North America and continental Europe as well as the development of existing and complementary business lines, especially those focused on rail, aviation and ESG. Lonsdale will also support the Company’s continued acquisitive growth strategy, targeting suitable specialist consultancies operating in desirable niches or locations.
Alonzo Guzman, Managing Director of Infrata added: “We are delighted to be partnering with such a hands-on firm with deep expertise scaling consultancy businesses as we embark on our next phase of growth. The outlook for infrastructure investing is exceptionally positive and Lonsdale’s support to help meet this huge demand will prove invaluable.
Equiteq acted as exclusive financial advisor.
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’ve had from Equiteq, through our various growth stages and all the way through to flawless private equity process execution.”
Jerome Glynn-Smith and Paul Beaumont, Managing Director and Director of Equiteq London respectively, added: “We’re thrilled to have advised Infrata and this inspiring group of global infrastructure advisory entrepreneurs to reach readiness and deliver their first UK Private Equity investment round.”