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Adam Hankiss is a partner in our Corporate Finance and Investments practice. Adam regularly represents private equity funds, private and public corporate clients, pension plans, family offices and investment banking firms in U.S. and cross-border M&A, private equity, joint venture, venture capital and other complex corporate transactions. He has significant experience in a variety of sectors, with a focus on the energy, infrastructure and natural resources, and the telecommunications, media and technology sectors.

Credentials

J.D., Columbia University

LL.M., Columbia University

J.D., ELTE University Budapest, summa cum laude

Hungarian

Matters

Represented T&D Holdings in its acquisition, along with an investment vehicle managed by The Carlyle Group, of Fortitude Re from AIG for approximately $1.8 Billion. (2019)

Representing TPG TSSP/Infrastructure in a U.S. private equity transaction in the U.S. Military housing space structured as a P3. (2019)

Represented InstarAGF Essential Infrastructure, a North American-based private equity fund, in its leveraged buyout of a portfolio of US pipeline and terminal assets from affiliates of Buckeye Partners, L.P., including a jet fuel pipeline from Port Everglades, Florida to the Ft. Lauderdale and Miami, Florida airports, pipelines and terminal facilities serving the Reno, Nevada, San Diego, California and Memphis, Tennessee airports, and refined petroleum products terminals in Sacramento and Stockton, California. (2018)

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Represented T&D Holdings in its acquisition, along with an investment vehicle managed by The Carlyle Group, of Fortitude Re from AIG for approximately $1.8 Billion. (2019)

Representing TPG TSSP/Infrastructure in a U.S. private equity transaction in the U.S. Military housing space structured as a P3. (2019)

Represented InstarAGF Essential Infrastructure, a North American-based private equity fund, in its leveraged buyout of a portfolio of US pipeline and terminal assets from affiliates of Buckeye Partners, L.P., including a jet fuel pipeline from Port Everglades, Florida to the Ft. Lauderdale and Miami, Florida airports, pipelines and terminal facilities serving the Reno, Nevada, San Diego, California and Memphis, Tennessee airports, and refined petroleum products terminals in Sacramento and Stockton, California. (2018)

Represented Starwood Energy Group Global, a leading private equity firm focused on energy infrastructure, in its $1.23 billion acquisition of 100% of the equity interests in the operating subsidiaries for two of Dominion’s combined-cycle gas turbine plants from an affiliate Dominion Energy Inc. (2018)

Representing DE Shaw Renewable Investments in connection with the acquisition and tax equity financing of a 100MW solar PV power plant located in California. (2018)

Represented Starwood Energy Group in the sale of a 50% equity interest in its Compass Power Generation gas-fired portfolio located in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania, to an affiliate of JERA Co. (2018)

Representing DE Shaw Renewable Investments in connection with the acquisition and tax equity financing of a solar PV power plant located in Oregon. (2018)

Representing InstarAGF Asset Management in its bid for a midstream pipeline located in Ohio. (2018)

Representing Luminus Management in its bid to acquire two jack-up rigs located in Mexico. (2018)

Representing Axium Infrastructure in its bid to acquire a hydro pump storage facility located in Pennsylvania. (2018)

Represented Starwood Energy Group in its leveraged buyout of a portfolio of natural-gas-fired electricity generation plants located in Massachusetts, from Dynegy, Inc. (2017)

Represented D.E. Shaw Renewable Investments in the acquisition, tax equity financing and back-leverage debt financing of the Cuyama Project, a utility scale 40 MW-ac solar PV project, from First Solar, Inc. located in California.

Represented UBS Infrastructure & Private Equity in its acquisition of a significant minority interest in a 785 MW combined-cycle natural-gas-fired electricity generation power plant located in Connecticut from G.E. (2017)

Represented D.E. Shaw Renewable Investments in the acquisition, tax equity financing, and project financings of a 46 MW solar power plant in Arizona; Seller was Torch Clean Energy. (2017)

Represented a leading NY-based hedge fund, in its acquisition and related tax equity and construction financing of a 52MW PV solar power project located in Mississippi, which marks the largest solar project development in Mississippi. (2016)

Represented Axium Infrastructure in connection with the Axium-led consortium to acquire the energy assets that supply Ohio State University in excess of $1 billion. (This transaction marked one of the largest P3 social infrastructure deals in the U.S.) (2017)

Represented Axium Infrastructure, a private equity fund, in the acquisition from EDF Renewable Energy, Inc. of a 50% equity interest in the Slate Creek Wind Project, LLC, a 150 MW operating wind farm located in Kansas. (2016)

Represented Global Partnership Investing Capital (“GPI”), a private equity fund, in connection with the $2.5 billion funding round of GrabTaxi.

Represented Starwood Energy Group, a Greenwich, CT-based private equity fund, in its acquisition of a 790-megawatt combined-cycle natural-gas-fired generation power plant and a 50MW "Peaker" natural-gas-fired generation power plant located in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania from NextEra Energy Resources for $760M. (2016)

Represented UBS Infrastructure & Private Equity, a New York-based private equity fund, in its leveraged buyout of a portfolio of 14 conventional energy power plants located in the U.S. and in the Caribbean. (2016)

Matters

Represented T&D Holdings in its acquisition, along with an investment vehicle managed by The Carlyle Group, of Fortitude Re from AIG for approximately $1.8 Billion. (2019)

Representing TPG TSSP/Infrastructure in a U.S. private equity transaction in the U.S. Military housing space structured as a P3. (2019)

Represented InstarAGF Essential Infrastructure, a North American-based private equity fund, in its leveraged buyout of a portfolio of US pipeline and terminal assets from affiliates of Buckeye Partners, L.P., including a jet fuel pipeline from Port Everglades, Florida to the Ft. Lauderdale and Miami, Florida airports, pipelines and terminal facilities serving the Reno, Nevada, San Diego, California and Memphis, Tennessee airports, and refined petroleum products terminals in Sacramento and Stockton, California. (2018)

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Matters

Represented T&D Holdings in its acquisition, along with an investment vehicle managed by The Carlyle Group, of Fortitude Re from AIG for approximately $1.8 Billion. (2019)

Representing TPG TSSP/Infrastructure in a U.S. private equity transaction in the U.S. Military housing space structured as a P3. (2019)

Represented InstarAGF Essential Infrastructure, a North American-based private equity fund, in its leveraged buyout of a portfolio of US pipeline and terminal assets from affiliates of Buckeye Partners, L.P., including a jet fuel pipeline from Port Everglades, Florida to the Ft. Lauderdale and Miami, Florida airports, pipelines and terminal facilities serving the Reno, Nevada, San Diego, California and Memphis, Tennessee airports, and refined petroleum products terminals in Sacramento and Stockton, California. (2018)

Represented Starwood Energy Group Global, a leading private equity firm focused on energy infrastructure, in its $1.23 billion acquisition of 100% of the equity interests in the operating subsidiaries for two of Dominion’s combined-cycle gas turbine plants from an affiliate Dominion Energy Inc. (2018)

Representing DE Shaw Renewable Investments in connection with the acquisition and tax equity financing of a 100MW solar PV power plant located in California. (2018)

Represented Starwood Energy Group in the sale of a 50% equity interest in its Compass Power Generation gas-fired portfolio located in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania, to an affiliate of JERA Co. (2018)

Representing DE Shaw Renewable Investments in connection with the acquisition and tax equity financing of a solar PV power plant located in Oregon. (2018)

Representing InstarAGF Asset Management in its bid for a midstream pipeline located in Ohio. (2018)

Representing Luminus Management in its bid to acquire two jack-up rigs located in Mexico. (2018)

Representing Axium Infrastructure in its bid to acquire a hydro pump storage facility located in Pennsylvania. (2018)

Represented Starwood Energy Group in its leveraged buyout of a portfolio of natural-gas-fired electricity generation plants located in Massachusetts, from Dynegy, Inc. (2017)

Represented D.E. Shaw Renewable Investments in the acquisition, tax equity financing and back-leverage debt financing of the Cuyama Project, a utility scale 40 MW-ac solar PV project, from First Solar, Inc. located in California.

Represented UBS Infrastructure & Private Equity in its acquisition of a significant minority interest in a 785 MW combined-cycle natural-gas-fired electricity generation power plant located in Connecticut from G.E. (2017)

Represented D.E. Shaw Renewable Investments in the acquisition, tax equity financing, and project financings of a 46 MW solar power plant in Arizona; Seller was Torch Clean Energy. (2017)

Represented a leading NY-based hedge fund, in its acquisition and related tax equity and construction financing of a 52MW PV solar power project located in Mississippi, which marks the largest solar project development in Mississippi. (2016)

Represented Axium Infrastructure in connection with the Axium-led consortium to acquire the energy assets that supply Ohio State University in excess of $1 billion. (This transaction marked one of the largest P3 social infrastructure deals in the U.S.) (2017)

Represented Axium Infrastructure, a private equity fund, in the acquisition from EDF Renewable Energy, Inc. of a 50% equity interest in the Slate Creek Wind Project, LLC, a 150 MW operating wind farm located in Kansas. (2016)

Represented Global Partnership Investing Capital (“GPI”), a private equity fund, in connection with the $2.5 billion funding round of GrabTaxi.

Represented Starwood Energy Group, a Greenwich, CT-based private equity fund, in its acquisition of a 790-megawatt combined-cycle natural-gas-fired generation power plant and a 50MW "Peaker" natural-gas-fired generation power plant located in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania from NextEra Energy Resources for $760M. (2016)

Represented UBS Infrastructure & Private Equity, a New York-based private equity fund, in its leveraged buyout of a portfolio of 14 conventional energy power plants located in the U.S. and in the Caribbean. (2016)

Credentials

J.D., Columbia University

LL.M., Columbia University

J.D., ELTE University Budapest, summa cum laude

Hungarian