Foley & Lardner LLP served as legal adviser to Basalt Infrastructure Partners LLC (Basalt) in its acquisition of Fortbrand Services LLC (Fortbrand) from Wincove Private Holdings, L.P.
Fortbrand is an essential service, transport infrastructure leasing business focused on Ground Support Equipment and Airport Maintenance Equipment. Fortbrand currently services airports, cargo companies, fixed-based operators, ground handlers, passenger airlines, and other end users, and has over 1,200 pieces of equipment on its balance sheet for rent or lease that are vital for aviation infrastructure and operations.
Basalt is the investment advisor to infrastructure equity investment funds focusing on mid-market investments in utilities, power, transport, and communications infrastructure in North America and Europe.
The Foley deal team was led by partner John Klusaritz and included partners Benjamin Dryden, Edward Hammond, Erin Toomey, and Jonathan Witt, senior counsels Christopher Bourne, Natalie Neals, and Libby Ridley, and associates Megan Fouse, Erin Killeen, and Zachary Ulewicz, with additional support from other Foley attorneys across various substantive areas.