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Company Overview of Highstar Capital

Company Overview

Highstar Capital is a private equity firm specializing in infrastructure related assets and businesses and service providers in the energy, pipeline construction, environmental services, transportation, waste management, and water sectors. The firm does not invest in low-growth, annuity-like assets such as toll roads, social infrastructure or government sale-lease back arrangements. In transportation, it seeks to invest in the expansion and renovation of transportation infrastructure including ports, terminal and inter modal operations, surface transportation, logistic companies, and other service providers to the transportation sectors. Within waste management, the firm typically invests in...

277 Park Avenue

45th Floor

New York, NY 10172

United States

Founded in 1998





Key Executives for Highstar Capital

Founder and Managing Partner
Age: 64
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 55
Partner, COO, General Counsel, & Executive Vice President
Managing Director and Partner
Managing Director
Age: 35
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Highstar Capital Key Developments

Yildirim Holding A.S. Plans Acquisitions; Ports America Potential Target

Yildirim Holding A.S. is considering making acquisitions. It is plans to make investment in U.S. ports. "We want to help open up U.S. ports to world business if we buy assets there," said Robert Yuksel Yildirim, Chief Executive Officer of the company. He told Bloomberg news agency: "There are some attractive port assets in the Americas." The company is in talks with pension funds in the U.S. and Canada over potential partnerships to acquire U.S. port assets. Ports America, Inc., owned by Highstar Capital, is a potential target as well as some companies in Latin America, Bloomberg quoted Yuksel Yildirim as saying. Yildirim plans to sell 20%-30% stake in Yilport A.S. to raise between $500 million and $1 billion and will use the proceeds to finance port acquisitions.

Highstar Seeks New Outside Investors For Ports America

Highstar Capital is seeking new outside investors for Ports America, Inc. to help finance expansion opportunities in the US. The process started late last year and is thought to be at an early stage.

Advance Disposal Reportedly Postpones IPO

Advanced Disposal Services South Inc. (NYSE:ADSW), backed by Highstar Capital, has reportedly decided to delay a $471 million initial public offering that was scheduled to price on February 10, 2016, due to stock market volatility. No new date for the IPO has yet been set, the sources said, asking not to be identified because the decision has not yet been publicly announced. Advanced Disposal did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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