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About Richard Thexton

Richard jointly leads our infrastructure team within our global financial investors sector group.

He has been heavily involved in a broad mix of transactions for or involving financial sponsors, with a particular focus on infrastructure deals, as well as other public and private M&A transactions.

Recent work

  • Advising Canada Pension Plan Investment Board on its acquisition of a 40 per cent stake in Glencore Agricultural Products, its participation in the Asciano joint venture and its acquisition alongside Cinven of Hotelbeds.
  • Advising Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec on its acquisition of a 30 per cent stake in Bombardier Transportation.
  • Advising iCON Infrastructure on its acquisition of Capstone and on its disposal of Porterbrook Rail.
  • Advising Permira on its acquisition of the Lowell Group.
  • Advising Arcus Infrastructure on its disposals of Angel Trains and Shere Group.



  • Cambridge University, UK
  • University College London (LLM)