Infrastructure and Transport
Allen & Overy’s Global Infrastructure Group comprises specialists based across our global network who regularly work together on multi-jurisdictional transactions. Our experience, gained from advising on some of the most high-profile and strategic infrastructure deals in the market, enables us to provide expert support to clients on complex transactions in a challenging economic and regulatory climate.
As governments continue to embark on infrastructure asset capital building and/or recycling programs and private participants seek to both exit and enter the asset class, we continue to see increasing opportunities for infrastructure investors. Our global reach, sector expertise and local knowledge ensure we can assist quickly in assessing and advising on transactions across the lifecycle of infrastructure assets.
We view infrastructure assets in the same way as our clients. We take a cross-disciplinary approach and provide the legal solutions needed on any infrastructure investment or activity. We cover the full asset life cycle from creation to acquisition, the raising of sponsor or debt capital to ongoing portfolio management, restructurings and asset sales, as well as exit strategies. Our experts are able to identify quickly any obstacles or risks to a deal and provide innovative commercial solutions. In addition, our team has been involved in many complex “market first” transactions, demonstrating extensive strength and depth.
Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets on the acquisition of a majority stake in Southern Water.Read more
Ventient Portugal, Lda in connection with the refinancing of the Iberwind portfolio assets, one of the largest wind portfolios in Portugal.
České Radiokomunikace a.s.
Cordiant Digital Infrastructure Limited (CDIL) on its acquisition of České Radiokomunikace a.s., a leading telecommunications, media and technology infrastructure and services provider in the Czech RepublicRead more
Lineas, the largest private rail freight company in Europe on landmark partnerships with Beacon Rail and Ermewa through sale-and-leasebacks of part of its rolling stock.Read more
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.
News & insights
News: 15 March 2022
Allen & Overy has been recognised by IJGlobal, Dealogic and Inspiratia as the top legal advisor for number of transactions or deal value in the Projects, Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure…
Publications: 12 January 2022
Digital infrastructure transactions continue to increase globally, with investors particularly focused on mobile towers, data centres and fibre networks.
Publications: 12 January 2022
The mergers and acquisitions (M&A) landscape in the UK changed on 4 January 2022 when the National Security and Investment Act 2021 (the Act) came fully into force. The following article has been…