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General Atlantic to Acquire Actis, Global Infrastructure Investor With $12.5 Billion in Assets Under Management
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- January 16, 2024
Paul, Weiss is advising General Atlantic in its acquisition of Actis, a leading investor in sustainable infrastructure, to create a diversified global investment platform with approximately $96 billion in combined assets under management (AUM).
Under the deal, Actis will become the sustainable infrastructure arm within General Atlantic’s global investment platform. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2024, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals.
The Paul, Weiss team was led by Matthew Abbott, Cullen Sinclair and Conrad van Loggerenberg and includes corporate partners Maury Slevin, Aaron Schlaphoff, Suhan Shim, Judie Ng Shortell and Ravi Purohit, and counsel Libbie Walker, Arik Hirschfeld, Erika Detjen, Usman Arain, Michael Spirtos and Nathan Mitchell; tax partners Lindsay Parks, Reuven Garrett, Timothy Lowe and Cian O’Connor; executive compensation partner Lawrence Witdorchic and Jarrett Hoffman and counsel Jake Glazeski; intellectual property partner Claudine Meredith-Goujon; antitrust counsel Yuni Sobel; litigation counsel Steven Herzog; and environmental counsel William O’Brien.