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Infrastructure and Transport

Allen & Overy provides the infrastructure and transport sector with industry insight and imaginative legal advice

We view infrastructure and transport assets in the same way as our clients. Our approach combines disciplines and provides legal solutions to any infrastructure investment or activity across various sub-sectors. We cover the full asset life cycle from creation to acquisition, the raising of sponsor or debt capital to restructuring and ongoing portfolio management and asset sales. We work on major infrastructure project financings, mergers and acquisitions (public and private) relating to brownfield infrastructure assets, securitisations, asset financings, refinancings, regulatory matters, infrastructure funds, arbitration and litigation and construction projects.

We are the leading global provider of legal services to the infrastructure and transport sector. Infrastructure Investor named us 'Global Infrastructure Firm of the Year' and we were Infrastructure Journal’s 'Global Legal Adviser of the Year'.

News & insights

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Publications: 16 MARCH 2020

Airline insolvencies in Germany: Questions and challenges for aircraft lessors

Airlines under pressure The market for airlines is under extreme competitive pressure. We have seen some recent examples of European airlines that have gone into insolvency proceedings (Air Berlin, Condor, Germania, Monarch, Small Planet, Flybe). Airlines are struggling with volatile commodity markets and political instabilities (trade wars, protectionism). In addition, the Covid-19-Crisis (‘Coronavirus’) is leading to further distress.

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News: 25 FEBRUARY 2020

Allen & Overy assists City of Hamburg in buy-back of waste incineration plant

Allen & Overy has advised Stadtreinigung Hamburg (SRH) on the takeover of all shares in the Rugenberger Damm waste incineration plant (MVR).

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News: 09 JANUARY 2020

Allen & Overy advises Japanese banking syndicate on the financing of seven Airbus aircraft for Lufthansa

Allen & Overy advised two leading Japanese banks in connection with a Japanese operating lease transaction including a call option (JOLCO). The transaction serves to finance seven Airbus aircraft for Deutsche Lufthansa AG, including two A350-941 and five A320-271N aircraft. The total volume amounted to approximately USD 530 million.

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Publications: 04 OCTOBER 2019

Outstanding performance by A&O in global M&A league tables

A&O has marked the end of Q3 2019 with an outstanding performance in the M&A league tables; the result of advising on a number of complex, high-value transactions in a wide range of sectors and markets, around our global network in 2019.

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Recognition