About the transaction
Deloitte supported Infracapital and Infrafibre GmbH (“IFG”) with a financial due diligence on raising a EUR 895m financing package for IFG. This funding will support IFG’s growth ambitions to reach c.510k homes passed by 2026. Deloitte’s extensive experience in the fibre sector was fully leveraged in this successful finance raising and further underscores its track record in advising in infrastructure financings. The team was led by Torsten Schmidt, Transaction Services Director, supported by Lukas Müller. Deloitte’s industry expertise, collaborative approach and focused execution strongly supported this transaction.
About the clients
IFG is a fast-growing fibre provider in Southern Germany and is fully owned by Infracapital, the infrastructure equity investment arm of M&G plc. IFG’s platform operates a fibre network that reaches c.150k homes passed in rural and underserved areas of Southern Germany, deploying and operating both fibre to the cabinet (FTTC) and fibre to the premises (FTTP).
Infracapital is one of the longest standing European infrastructure platforms. Investment into IFG was made by Infracapital Partners III, a €2.1 billion fund established in 2017 that invests in essential brownfield infrastructure assets across Europe.
About Deloitte – Financial Advisory
As leading independent M&A advisors, we provide M&A deal execution and financial advisory services to private equity firms and large and mid-market corporations globally. We offer financial advice and insight at every stage of a transaction – from consideration of the strategic options to transaction execution, be it an IPO, acquisition or divestment, restructuring or fast track disposal. We pride ourselves in our independent advice to our clients.