Tikehau Capital in Talks to Buy Star America Infrastructure Partners

Posted on 05/14/2020


Paris-based Tikehau Capital is in discussions to buy Roslyn Heights, New York-based Star America Infrastructure Partners, LLC. Tikehau Capital is keen on expanding its activities into U.S. infrastructure. Star America was founded in 2011 by managing partners Christophe Petit and William (Bill) Marino. Christophe Petit was an investment banker at Greenhill & Co., an independent mergers and acquisitions advisory firm, where he specialized in the origination, structuring, negotiation, and closing of infrastructure financing transactions in the Americas. Marino founded Allied North America, a construction-only brokerage in 1979.