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Goodmans Deals & Cases

This section contains brief summaries of selected significant cases and transactions.  You'll also find representative lists  - by year - of major transactions and cases where Goodmans' involvement is a matter of public record or where inclusion in the list has been authorized by our clients.

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. Raises US$676 Million in Offering

2011

Areas Corporate and Commercial, Corporate Finance and Securities, Private Equity, Tax

Summary

Goodmans acted as Canadian counsel to the Underwriters in connection with Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P.'s (the Partnership) (NYSE: BIP, TSX: BIP.UN) completion of its public offering of approximately US$479 million of limited partnership units (which included the exercise in full of the underwriters’ over-allotment option). 

On the same day, Brookfield Asset Management (BAM) also completed the concurrent purchase, by way of private placement, of approximately US$197 million (including the exercise in full of its additional purchase option) of redeemable partnership units of Brookfield Infrastructure L.P., (the Holding Partnership), so as to maintain BAM’s approximate 30% interest in the Partnership, on a fully-exchanged basis.

RBC Dominion Securities Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (Canada), Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and HSBC Securities (Canada) Inc. acted as joint book-running managers of the public offering.