Waypoint secures $375M equity investment

June 11, 2013

Waypoint Holdings Ltd., the holding company for Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Ltd., a helicopter leasing company, has secured $375 million of equity growth capital from funds affiliated with MSD Capital LP, Soros Fund Management LLC, and Cartesian Capital Group. The investments will be used to drive the expansion of Waypoint’s helicopter leasing operations worldwide as the demand for helicopter services among oil and gas producers increases. Lazard Freres & Co. LLC acted as sole Placement Agent and Investment Banker for the transaction and Fox Rothschild LLP served as legal advisors to Waypoint. Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP served as legal advisors to the investor group.