Edward Higbee | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Edward Higbee

Associate, London

T +44 20 7532 2232

E edward.higbee@whitecase.com

Overview

Edward is an associate in the EMEA private equity team in our Global Mergers & Acquisitions Practice. He advises on a broad range of corporate transactions, including cross-border mergers and acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures and co-investments. Edward has a particular focus on the infrastructure sector.

Edward spent seven months working at Kuwait Investment Office, the London office of the Kuwait Investment Authority, the sovereign wealth fund of the State of Kuwait.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar
  • England and Wales

Education

  • LPC, BPP Law School
  • BA Jurisprudence, St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford

Languages

  • English

Experience

Infracapital and InfraVia Capital Partners on their acquisition of Gruppo Investimenti Portuali, an Italian container terminals business.

Arcapita on the sale of Viridian, an all-Ireland integrated energy company, by Arcapita and RA to I-Squared Capital.

Wren House Infrastructure Management Acquisition on its acquisition of London City Airport as part of a consortium from Global Infrastructure Partners.

The founders of Greenko Energy Holdings on US$230 Million equity funding by GIC and the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority.

Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets on its purchase and co-investment in real estate assets in the Slovak Republic and Czech Republic from HB Reavis.

Novator on its investment in Mobile Decisioning.

Wyndham Worldwide Corporation on its sale of Canvas Holidays to Vacalians Group.

Actera Partners LP and Esas Holding A.Ş. on their acquisition of U.N. Ro-Ro İşletmeleri A.Ş. from KKR.

Henderson Group Plc on its real estate joint venture with TIAA-CREF to manage £13 billion worth of real estate assets.*

Kodak Pension Plan on its acquisition of Eastman Kodak Company's personalised imaging business and document imaging business.*

*Prior experience to joining White & Case.