Co-Leader of Infrastructure M&A

Jason P. Wagenmaker

Corporate & Securities, Joint Ventures Strategic Alliances, Infrastructure Investment


Jason Wagenmaker has spent nearly 20 years advising clients on M&A, private equity, and other corporate transactions, with a particular focus on the infrastructure sector. He advises public and private companies, including private equity, pension, and infrastructure funds, on complex mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, co-investments, and joint ventures. Jason counsels clients across many industries, including infrastructure, transportation, rail, energy, chemicals, financial services, technology, and real estate, among others. The Legal 500 US 2019 noted that "Jason continues to impress among the next generation of partners." In 2016, Jason was named a "Client Service All-Star" by BTI Consulting and was also named by Leading Lawyers as an Emerging Lawyer in the area of Mergers & Acquisitions.



  • Alberta Investment Management Corporation in its acquisition of Cando Rail & Terminals Ltd., one of North America's largest owners and operators of first and last mile rail infrastructure, from private equity firm TorQuest Partners Inc. 
  • First Sentier Investors in the acquisition of 100 percent of the equity of Patriot Rail and Ports, which operates a portfolio of 12 short-line freight railroads with more than 585 track miles across 14 states in the United States, and in related co-investment transactions. 
  • iCON Infrastructure LLP in the $950 million acquisition of Canadian and US ports owned by QSL International Ltd. 
  • RailUSA in the acquisition of Florida Gulf & Atlantic Railroad, a 430-mile rail line, and related real estate from CSX Corporation.


  • First Sentier Investors in its acquisition of 40 percent of the equity interests in Terra-Gen, a leading renewable energy developer that operates over 1.3 GW of wind, solar, battery storage and geothermal facilities across the United States, and specializes in development, construction, and operation of utility-scale wind, solar, energy storage and geothermal generation facilities, from private equity firm Energy Capital Partners, LLC, and represented FSI in related co-investment transactions in the Terra-Gen Power platform. 
  • Igneo Infrastructure Partners in the acquisition of a majority equity interest in Soltage, LLC, a renewable power producer operating in 18 US states.
  • Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, as part of a consortium, in the $750 million sale of APR Energy Limited to Atlas Corp., a newly formed holding company of Seaspan Corporation. 


  • Legal 500 US: "Jason continues to impress among the next generation of partners." 
  • Named a "Client Service All-Star" by BTI Consulting.
  • Named by Leading Lawyers as an Emerging Lawyer in the area of Mergers & Acquisitions.


  • Indiana University School of Law, JD, summa cum laude
    Managing Editor, Indiana Law Journal , Order of the Coif
  • Rhodes College, BA, summa cum laude
    Phi Beta Kappa

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