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We have assisted DIF Capital Partners and EDF Invest with their acquisition of Fjord1


We have assisted DIF Capital Partners (via its DIF Infrastructure VII Fund) and EDF Invest (the investment arm of the EDF Group in real assets) with entering into a definitive agreement to acquire Fjord1, the largest owner and operator of ferries in Norway. Subject to closing of the transaction, Fjord1 will be acquired from Vision Ridge Partners and Havila Holding. Vision Ridge and Havila Holding have been investors in Fjord1 since 2019 and 2011, respectively.

DIF Infrastructure VII Fund is a Dutch infrastructure fund managed by DIF Capital Partners, an independent infrastructure equity fund manager currently controlling more than EUR 16 billion of investments.

EDF Invest, is the investment arm of Electricité De France owned by the French Republic. EDF Invest currently manages more than EUR 9 billion of equity worldwide and supports the financing of the future dismantling of the EDF Group's nuclear power plants through management of diversified assets.

The core transaction team comprised of Alexander Bernhard Wintervold, Mads Ødeskaug and Ole Henrik Wille.

The transaction was announced on 31 October 2023. Read more at:

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Ole Henrik Wille
E-mail owi@wr.no
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Alexander B. Wintervold
Senior Associate
E-mail awi@wr.no
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Mads Ødeskaug
Managing Associate
E-mail mod@wr.no

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