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Projects

Allen & Overy’s Projects group comprises more than 80 partners globally and includes some 250 lawyers.

The group advises sponsors, project and construction companies, governments and lenders on projects and project financings around the world. We provide our clients with an integrated service in all aspects of project work, drawing on and marshalling our specialist skills in all areas of law.

Our lawyers are praised for their technical ability, commercial approach and comprehensive service. We routinely advise on project structures, conduct legal due diligence exercises, advise on risk allocation and review the “bankability” of project agreements.

Allen & Overy is independently recognised as a global leader in projects. Since the league table began in 2000 we have consistently closed more project finance deals globally than any other law firm.

News and insights

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News: 14 December 2023

Allen & Overy advises Ventient Energy on EUR2.6bn refinancing

Allen & Overy LLP (A&O) has advised longstanding client, Ventient Energy (Ventient), a renewable energy business on the refinancing of its existing debt financings and streamlining its capital…

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Publications: 25 September 2023

Part 5: Conclusion and potential solutions

What policy and support measures can help close the Net Zero financing gap? And what can different stakeholders do themselves to accelerate progress?

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Publications: 25 September 2023

Part 4: Private finance is positioned to meet the opportunity and fill the needs gap

Net Zero is the biggest investment opportunity in history. But how much private money is currently being channeled towards Net Zero? And how fast is it likely to grow?

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Publications: 25 September 2023

Part 3: Public finance and policies must play a catalytic role

Public money is vital to decarbonization but cannot bridge the financing gap alone. So how it can be used to deliver the biggest impact?

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Recent experience

A renewable energy company

A renewable energy company

on a joint venture with PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A. for the development, construction and operation of two offshore wind projects in the Baltic Sea, with a total potential capacity of up to 2.5 GW.

ENGIE North America

ENGIE North America

in connection with the lease and concession of Georgetown University’s utility system.

Sizewell C

Sizewell C

the project company on the development of the GBP18bn Sizewell C nuclear power plant project in the UK.

A joint-stock company

A joint-stock company

advising on the development (including regulatory aspects), financing, construction and implementation of KSA giga projects, a multi-billion dollar project in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

FirstGroup America

FirstGroup America

FirstGroup America, subsidiary of FirstGroup plc represented in connection with a structuring, formation & documentation of a joint venture for its First Student & First Transit businesses for vehicle fleet electrification, charging infrastructure & battery storage solution.

The ECAs and lenders

The ECAs and lenders

The pathfinder ECAs and lenders on the project financing of a world scale green hydrogen project as part of the development of a new city in the Middle East. The project includes 4GW solar and wind power generation and a hydrogen electrolysis plant, storage facilities, a green ammonia plant and other associated facilities.