Governments throughout the world now realise that spending money in a manner that produces efficient outcomes is more important than ever.
Whether we are working on transactions in the West, the East, the developed world or the developing world, whether acting for governments or sponsors, it is absolutely clear that value for money is critical.
Allen & Overy has a long history of advising on projects in the social infrastructure sector, particularly schools, universities, hospitals, social accommodation, prisons, stadia and sporting facilities. We are pioneers of the public-private partnerships/private finance initiatives market in these sectors in the UK and Europe and are at the forefront of rolling out this model in other jurisdictions.
We have received numerous awards for project finance transactions in the social infrastructure sector working on numerous 'market firsts'.
Our leading Social Infrastructure group's expertise extends to the acquisitions of social infrastructure assets and companies, privatisations, structuring and establishing funds to invest in social infrastructure, advising on partnership models, ownership arrangements and unit trusts, negotiating appropriate contractual provisions for required agreements (whether agreements with the government or supply chain members).
News & insights
Publications: 08 APRIL 2021
With his newly announced American Jobs Plan, the President has taken the first step toward fulfilling a key campaign promise: to spend more than $2 trillion over eight years to modernize America’s…Read more
Publications: 07 APRIL 2021
The question at the end of 2020 was whether the strong recovery in M&A activity could be sustained in 2021.Read more
News: 06 APRIL 2021
Allen & Overy (A&O) has advised the borrower on a financing facility that has been secured with the purpose of providing Portsmouth Water with funds to undertake its approved capital programme and…Read more
News: 25 MARCH 2021
Allen & Overy has advised a group of institutions, including AP4, IMAS Foundation, Industriens Pension and KLP, on forming an investment alliance partnership with Arjun Infrastructure Partners to…Read more