Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners (MSIP) on the acquisition, through funds managed by MSIP, of Seven Seas Water, a leader in Water-as-a-Service solutions (WaaS®). Seven Seas Water is a former operating segment of AquaVenture Holdings Limited, which was acquired by Culligan in a take- private transaction effective March 30, 2020.
Seven Seas Water operates desalination and other water treatment facilities across the Caribbean and in Peru, offering long-term water solutions to governmental, municipal, industrial and hospitality customers. Through its AUC Group division, the business also designs and installs wastewater treatment plants in the United States.
Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners is a leading global infrastructure investment platform. The team has a proven and disciplined approach to investing in infrastructure assets globally. MSIP recently announced US$5.5 billion raised for North Haven Infrastructure Partners III, its third global infrastructure fund. For further information about Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners, please visit www.morganstanley.com/im/infrastructurepartners.
The White & Case team that advised on this transaction was led by partner Dolly Mirchandani in New York and included partners Chang-Do Gong, Hagai Zaifman, Henrik Patel, Victoria Rosamond, Armando Rivera, Steve Lutt, Seth Kerschner, Adam Chernichaw in New York; and partners Nicole Erb, Cristina Brayton-Lewis, Dan Levin and Rebecca Farrington in Washington, DC; Caroline Miller Smith and Caroline Sherrell in London, and Juan Manuel de Remedios in Madrid. The team was also supported by counsels Claire Watson and Elodie Gal in New York, Peter Chessick, Jeremy Kuester, and F. Paul Pittman in Washington, DC as well as associates, Suni Sreepada, Aaron Raffel, MK Houston, Emma Jakeman, Elle Davis, Laura Mulry, Aviv Lazar, Robin Heszkel, and Aditi Suresh in New York; Michael Rodgers and Danny Hatch in Houston; Mahir Maini in London, and Julio Peralta in Madrid.
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