Main EMEA Inframation and SparkSpread news from the festive period

31 December 2020 - 12:00 am UTC

This is a roundup of the main EMEA Inframation and SparkSpread reports published over the festive period.

There was no shortage of infrastructure M&A in 2020 despite the coronavirus pandemic, and deal activity continued during the Christmas period. 

There was a flurry of take-privates in December and the trend persisted up to Christmas with EQT Infrastructure on 23 December announcing the agreed acquisition of Oslo-listed Norwegian ferry and bus group Torghatten for an equity price of NOK 8.58bn (EUR 813m). The deal comes after EQT earlier in the month said it has agreed to buy Danish ferry group Molslinjen from private equity company Polaris, a deal valuing it at an enterprise value of around EUR 1bn. 

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