Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. (the “Partnership”) (NYSE: BIP, TSX: BIP.UN) completed its public offering of ap-proximately 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 per cent interest in the Partnership, on a fully exchanged basis.
RBC Dominion Securities Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (Canada), Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and HSBC Securi-ties (Canada) Inc. acted as joint book-running managers of the public offering.
Torys LLP acted as legal counsel to Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. with a team in Toronto including Karrin Powys-Lybbe, Peter Bryce, and Adam Banack (securities), and Corrado Cardarelli and Richard Johnson (tax) and a team in New York including Andy Beck, Daniel Raglan, Chris Roehrig and Heding Yang (securities) and Jim Guadiana, Peter Kee-nan and David Mattingly (tax).
Goodmans LLP acted as Canadian counsel to the underwriters with a team including Lawrence Chernin, Bill Gorman, David Nathanson, Mark Haber and Michelle Vigod (securities) and Maureen Berry and Jarrett Freeman (tax). Milbank, Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP acted as US counsel to the underwriters with a team including Doug Tanner, Paul Denaro, Kevin MacLeod, Michael Lee and Jeremy Steckel (securities) and Andrew Walker and Joanna Grossman (tax).