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Kent Rowey


New York

Rowey Kent
Kent Rowey


New York

Kent is a partner in the global Projects, Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure practice, based in our New York office. His global experience is unique among infrastructure lawyers. Kent has been involved in major infrastructure financings in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, including many first-of-their-kind transactions. He has played a leading role in the development of private finance in the transportation infrastructure sector in North America, having successfully closed many transactions now considered templates for infrastructure finance. He has been involved in the financial closing of more than 100 infrastructure and natural resources transactions worldwide.

"He's a real innovator; over the years he's worked on some of the toughest deals drawing on very broad experience." Chambers USA 2019 (PPP) 

Noteworthy experience includes advising:

  • Carlyle Infrastructure Partners on the financing, construction, operation and maintenance of the redevelopment of Terminal 1 at JFK airport.
  • Engie, Axium Infrastructure and TIAA in connection with their acquisition of for OSU’s Comprehensive Energy Management Project.
  • Dutch Infrastructure Fund on the financing of its acquisition of American Roads LLC, an owner of a portfolio of tolled bridges and tunnels in Michigan and Alabama.
  • CONRAC Solutions Capital LLC in connection with the development and financing of consolidated rental car facilities (CONRACs) at Anchorage, Philadelphia, Newark and Hartford airports.
  • Airglades International Airport in their developing of an international perishables cargo airport in Hendry County, Florida.
  • ING and other institutional investors in connection the acquisition financing of the Carlsbad Desalination Project in Carlsbad, California. Sponsored by Poseidon Water and executed as a letter of credit facility and private placement, the financing is expected to close by September 2019 and was the first desalination project of its kind to close in California.

News & insights

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News: 26 FEBRUARY 2021

Allen & Overy named best law firm for syndicated loans by Global Capital

A&O has been recognised as the best law firm for syndicated loans at the 2020 Global Capital Syndicated Loans and Leveraged Finance awards.

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Publications: 26 FEBRUARY 2021

Podcast: The revised CSSF circular 12/552 and what it means for banks

Banks’ internal governance issues have, in recent years, received increased attention from regulators and international bodies, aimed primarily at correcting weak or superficial internal governance…

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News: 25 FEBRUARY 2021

Allen & Overy advises Glennmont on landmark EUR1.3 billion green synthetic securitisation

Allen & Overy has advised Glennmont Partners, one of Europe’s largest fund managers focusing on alternative energy investments, on the first green synthetic securitisation ever done in Italy.

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Publications: 24 FEBRUARY 2021

Key Regulatory Topics: Weekly Update 12 – 18 February 2021

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Admitted: Bar of the State of New York, 2013

Admitted: Bar of the State of California, 1987


J.D., New York University School of Law, 1987 

University of California, Los Angeles, 1983