Tom Pound is counsel in our global M&A and Corporate practice based in London.
Tom advises on a broad range of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, disposals, joint ventures, corporate finance and equity capital markets.
In 2014, Tom spent 7 months on secondment with Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, where he worked on a number of transactions including the acquisition by MEIF 4 of E.ON's portfolio of regulated and generation assets in Spain (Viesgo).
Representation of a consortium of infrastructure funds on the proposed acquisition of a minority stake in the broadband fibre business of Norlys (ongoing)
Representation of a consortium led by Macquarie Asset Management, together with British Columbia Investment Management Corporation and MEAG (the asset manager of Munich Re and Ergo) on the consortium's acquisition of Reden Solar, a French-based developer, financer, builder and operator of solar power plants across Europe and Latin America, from InfraVia Capital Partners and Eurazeo
Representation of Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets on the acquisition of a 49% interest in the Hellenic Electricity Distribution Network Operator (HEDNO) from Public Power Corporation, a Greek listed utility
Representation of Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 6 on the acquisition of a 40% interest in Open Fiber from Enel S.p.A.. Open Fiber operates Italy's largest fibre to the home network
Representation of Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 6 alongside a consortium comprising funds managed by Blackstone Infrastructure Partners and CDP Equity of an 88.06% interest in ASPI, one of Europe's largest toll road operators from Atlantia
Representation of Utilities Trust of Australia and the Infrastructure Fund on the sale of their interests in Porterbrook (the UK rolling stock leasing business) to a consortium of Dalmore Capital and Generation Capital
Representation of major infrastructure fund on the proposed acquisition of Green Mountain, the Norwegian based data centre operator
Representation of Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 4 on the sale of its majority interest in Società Gasdotti Italia SpA, the largest independent gas transmission operator in Italy to Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board
Representation of Swiss Life on the equity investment arrangements for its acquisition in consortium with APG and NPS of a majority interest in Brisa-Auto-Estradas de Portugal, S.A. from José de Mello Investments and Arcus, which values the equity of Brisa at more than €3 billion*
Representation of Macquarie European Fund 6 on its acquisition of Farnborough Airport*
Representation of Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund and Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 3 on the sale of their 36% interest in Brussels Airport to a consortium of QIC, APG and Swiss Life*
Representation of funds managed by First State Investments and Hermes on the acquisition of Scandlines (the Danish/German ferry) from 3i Group and funds advised by 3i for a total consideration of approximately €1.7 billion*
Representation of PKA, PFA, ATP and funds managed or advised by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets on the take private of TDC A/S, the listed Danish telecoms company for a total consideration of approximately $6.6 billion*
Representation of Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 3 on the sale of its interest in Kastrup Airports Parent ApS, the ultimate owner of Copenhagen Airport, to Ontario Pension Plan Board / ATP for a total consideration of approximately €1.31 billion*
Representation of Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 2 on the sale of its remaining interest in Thames Water to Borealis and Wren House Infrastructure for approximately £1.35 billion*
Representation of Caisse de depôt et placement du Quebec on the sale of its interest in South East Water to a consortium of investors managed by Hastings Fund Managers*
Representation of Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets/Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 on the equity arrangements for acquisition, as part of a consortium of investors, of a 61 percent stake in National Grid's gas distribution business for an implied enterprise value of £13.8 billion*
Representation of six institutional investors (including Macquarie Bank Limited, MTAA Superannuation Fund, AustralianSuper and Statewide Superannuation Trust) on the disposal of their collective 82.5 percent investment in the Moto group to Universities Superannuation Scheme*
Representation of Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund on the sale of A-Train / Arlanda Express to a consortium of investors *
* Experience prior to joining White & Case