Macquarie – Acquisition of waste-to-energy company in the US

A Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA)-managed fund has agreed to buy the waste-to-energy facilities specialist Wheelabrator Technologies from US private equity firm Energy Capital Partners. The US’ second largest waste-to-energy business provides municipal waste disposal and renewable energy for homes and businesses, with 26 assets in the US and the UK. Financial details of the transaction have not been disclosed.