Dilara Erik

Associate, New York



Dilara Erik is an associate in the Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group, and is resident in the New York office. Ms. Erik focuses on the representation of corporate clients and private equity funds in connection with domestic and global mergers, acquisitions and equity investments in a broad range of industries.

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Onward Energy, a portfolio company of J.P. Morgan Asset Management Infrastructure Investments Group, in its acquisition of two combined-cycle, gas-fired power generation facilities located in South Carolina and Maryland.

Macquarie Infrastructure Partners in its successful topping bid to take private Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE: CBB), which owns and operates the leading data transmission and distribution network in Cincinnati, Ohio, and Hawaii, in a deal valued at US$2.9 billion.

Macquarie Infrastructure Corporation (NYSE: MIC) in the US$514 million sale of the MIC Hawaii businesses, a regulated gas utility and unregulated propane distributor, to an affiliate of Argo Infrastructure Partners LP.

AMP Capital Investors Limited, an Australian specialist global investment manager and subsidiary of Australia's largest retail and corporate pension provider, in connection with its partnership with Enel X, a provider of an array of energy-related services, including mass electric transportation, to invest in the business of the financial lease of mass electric transportation vehicles in the Americas.

The Carlyle Group in the US$590 million acquisition of three natural gas-fired generation facilities in New England, with combined capacity of 1,100 MW, from Emera Inc.

Quad-C Management, Inc. and its portfolio companies in numerous transactions, including (i) the acquisitions of Village Gourmet, AIT Worldwide Logistics, Unitrans International Logistics, Panther Logistics, and the freight forwarding business from Fiege and (ii) its sale of AIT Worldwide Logistics.

Dominus Capital L.P. and its portfolio companies in numerous transactions, including its investments in Uptime Institute and Seaga and the sale of its portfolio company, L2 Brands.

Sempra Energy, a utility holding company with the largest U.S. customer base (NYSE:SRE), in connection with the sale of its equity interests in its Peruvian businesses, including its 83.6% stake in Luz del Sur, to China Yangtze Power International (Hongkong) Co., Limited for US$3.59 billion in cash.

Sempra Energy in connection with the sale of its equity interests in its Chilean businesses to State Grid International Development Ltd. for US$2.23 billion in cash.

Calpine Corporation in numerous transactions, including its acquisition of (i) 25 percent of the Russell City Energy Center from GE and (ii) Inland Empire Energy Center.