We represent a wide cross-section of the transportation industry, including passenger and freight rail, passenger and freight shipping lines, trucking companies, limousine fleets, highway service operators, and private equity funds and other investors in the industry.


 TUI AG: Represented TUI, the German multinational travel and tourism company, on its convertible bond issue, placed by HVB, Citi and Deutsche Bank.

Alpega Group/wtransnet: Represented Alpega Group, a leading global logistics software company based in Belgium, in its acquisition of wtransnet, the leading freight exchange in Spain and Portugal.

American Railcar Industries/ITE Management/Greenbrier Companies: Represented leading railcar manufacturer American Railcar Industries, Inc. in the $430 million sale of its manufacturing business to Greenbrier Companies, Inc. by ITE Management L.P.

CAF/Solaris Bus & Coach: Represented sellers and Solaris Bus & Coach, a European manufacturer of public transportation vehicles, in its acquisition by multinational transportation group CAF.

Captain Train/Trainline: Represented Captain Train in its acquisition by KKR portfolio company Trainline, combining the #1 independent rail ticket retailers in the UK and Continental Europe.

Carrix/Blackstone Infrastructure: Represented Carrix, the largest privately held marine container terminal operator in the world, in a growth-oriented investment by funds affiliated with Blackstone Infrastructure Partners. 

Castik Capital/inet, GmbH Austria: Represented Castik Capital in the acquisition (by funds advised by Castik Capital) of a majority stake in inet, GmbH Austria, an SaaS provider of transportation management systems, from the international transportation and logistics company Gebrüder Weiss.

Castik Capital/Transport Services Unit of Wolters Kluwer: Represented Castik Capital in its acquisition of the Brussels-based transport services unit of Wolters Kluwer, a leading player in transportation management software and freight exchange solutions.

CMA CGM/CEVA Logistics: Represented CMA CGM in its successful friendly tender offer to acquire of CEVA Logistics, a global logistics group listed on the Zurich Stock Exchange (SIX).

CMA CGM/CEVA Logistics: Represented CMA CGM in its agreement to acquire a 25% stake in CEVA Logistics AG, a global leading player in the logistics sector, reinforcing its presence in the logistics sector.

CMA CGM/EQT Infrastructure III/APL Limited: Represented CMA CGM in the sale to the EQT Infrastructure III fund of a 90 percent stake in APL Limited, whose wholly owned subsidiary, Eagle Marine Services, Ltd., operates Global Gateway South, a leading container terminal in the Port of Los Angeles.

CMA CGM/GCT: Represented CMA CGM Group in its acquisition of two major terminals in the Port of New York and New Jersey from GCT Global Container Terminals Inc.

CMA CGM Group/GEFCO: Represented CMA CGM Group in its acquisition of GEFCO, a European leader in automotive logistics.

CMA CGM/Mercosul Line: Represented CMA CGM in its acquisition of Mercosul Line from Maersk Line.

CMA CGM Group/ Micro’s Commerce & Lifecycle Services: Represented CMA CGM Group in its acquisition of most of Ingram Micro’s Commerce & Lifecycle Services business, valued at $3 billion. 

Encompass/Surf Air: Represented Encompass Aviation in its sublease of all 12 of Surf Air’s PC-12NG aircraft and assumption of the company’s aircraft operations and management in California.

Frosch Travel Group/JPMorgan Chase & Co.: Represented Frosch Travel Group, a corporate and luxury travel agency, in its sale to JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Galata Acquisition Corp./Callaway Capital/Marti Technologies Inc.: Represented Galata Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company led by Callaway Capital, in its business combination with Marti Technologies Inc., Turkey’s leading mobility app.

GSM Maritime Holdings/Logistec Corporation: Represented GSM Maritime Holdings, LLC, a portfolio company of client The CapStreet Group, in GSM’s sale to Logistec Corporation.

Insight Partner/Aptean: Represented Insight Partners on its investment in Aptean, a leading provider of enterprise resource planning and supply chain software.

Insight Partners/Five Arrows/Kpler: Represented Insight Partners on its minority investment, together with Five Arrows, in Kpler.

Insight Partners/TL Digital Solutions GmbH (TradeLink): Represented Insight Partners on its Series A investment in TL Digital Solutions GmbH (TradeLink), the operator of a supply chain collaboration platform.

ITT Corporation/Axtone Group: Represented ITT Corporation in the approximately $118 million acquisition of Axtone Group.

Kansas City Southern/Canadian National Railway/BofA Securities and Morgan Stanley: Represented BofA Securities and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, as financial advisors to Kansas City Southern, in connection with KCS’s $33.6 billion combination with Canadian National Railway.  

Kansas City Southern/Canadian Pacific Railway Limited/BofA Securities and Morgan Stanley: Represented BofA Securities and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, as financial advisors to Kansas City Southern, in connection with KCS’s $29 billion combination with Canadian Pacific Railway Limited.

Monarch/Europcar Mobility Group/Consortium: Represented Monarch on the takeover offer by a Volkswagen-led consortium of Europcar Mobility Group via a cash tender offer.

Oaktree Capital/Groupe SAF: Represented Oaktree Capital in its agreement to acquire a significant minority stake in Groupe SAF, a major provider of helicopter services.

Odinsa S.A.,/Macquarie Asset Management: Represented Odinsa S.A., a major developer of transportation projects in South America, in the sale of a 50% stake in certain of its airport concessions in Colombia and Ecuador to a Macquarie Asset Management (MAM) affiliate as part of the expansion of the infrastructure platform the two partners formed to operate and develop their South American road projects.

PAI Partners/WFCI: Advised PAI Partners in its acquisition, alongside Baring Private Equity Asia, of World Freight Company International, the global leader in the General Sales and Service Agent market, from Greenbriar Equity Group.

Raben Group/Wincanton plc: Represented the Raben Group in the acquisition of the pan-European road transportation business from Wincanton plc.

Ryder TRS/Budget Group: Represented Ryder, the second largest consumer truck rental company in the United States, in its acquisition by Budget.

The CapStreet Group/PCS Software: Represented CapStreet in its majority recapitalization of PCS Software, Inc., a provider of transportation management software for the inland trucking industry.

The Sterling Group/Frontline Road Safety/Stripe-A-Zone: Represented The Sterling Group in its establishment of Frontline Road Safety, a new platform formed to build a national leader in the U.S. road safety industry, and the completion of the acquisition of Stripe-A-Zone, Inc. as the first member of the Frontline family of companies.

CMA CGM: Represented CMA CGM in several antitrust investigations before the European Commission and national antitrust authorities.

STX France: Advised STX France in connection with the shipbuilding contracts and construction financing of three LNG-fuelled cruise ships ordered by MSC Cruises. 

Tours-Bordeaux SEA high-speed line: Advised the commercial lenders and institutional investors on the €2.2 billion refinancing of a portion of the Tours-Bordeaux SEA high-speed line concessionaire’s (LISEA) debt – the largest refinancing of an infrastructure project in France.