Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P. (the partnership) owns and operates utilities, transport and energy businesses in North and South America, Australasia and Europe. Brookfield Infrastructure has appointed Brookfield as its Service Provider to provide certain management, administrative and advisory services for a fee under the Master Services Agreement. Brookfield owns an approximate 28% interest in Brookfield Infrastructure. The Company operates in three segments: utilities, transport and energy. Utilities include regulated or contractual businesses that earn a return on their rate base. Transport is involved in the movement of freight, bulk commodities and passengers. Energy is engaged in system for the transportation, storage and handling of energy. In April 2013, John Laing Infrastructure Fund Limited acquired a 30% stake in Peterborough City Hospital. Effective August 21, 2014, it acquired a 50.01% interest in Thermal Chicago Corp.