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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

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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Silvertown tunnel

News: 26 NOVEMBER 2019

Financing of approximately GBP1 billion for Silvertown Tunnel reaches financial close

Allen & Overy has advised a consortium involving Aberdeen Standard Investments, BAM PPP PGGM, Cintra, Macquarie and SK Group in connection with the design, building, financing, maintenance and operation of the Silvertown Tunnel, a twin-bored tunnel under the River Thames between the Greenwich peninsula and Silvertown. Through the ownership by the consortium of RiverLinx Limited, Silvertown is being developed as a public-private partnership with TfL.

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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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Publications: 25 JULY 2018

UK Government proposes far-reaching national security investment powers

On 24 July 2018 the UK Government published a White Paper setting out proposed new powers for the UK Government to intervene in deals on grounds of national security. The Government’s aim is to “protect national security from hostile actors using ownership of, or influence over, businesses and assets to harm the country”.

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Recognition