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Kent Rowey

Partner

New York

Rowey Kent
Kent Rowey

Partner

New York

Kent is a partner in the global Projects, Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure practice, and he splits his time between our New York and Los Angeles offices. 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.

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: 15 SEPTEMBER 2021

Investment in Africa as A&O makes strategic hires in Banking and Project Finance

Allen & Overy is expanding its Sub-Saharan Africa Banking and Projects practices in Johannesburg with the arrival of three new partners. Ryan Nelson, Alexandra Clüver and Alessandra Pardini will join…

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News: 15 SEPTEMBER 2021

A&O advises TotalEnergies on the financing of the first portfolio of distributed solar generation plants in Dubai

Allen & Overy has advised TotalEnergies’ Renewables Division in the Middle East in relation to the first non-recourse financing of a private sector portfolio of distributed solar generation plants in…

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News: 10 SEPTEMBER 2021

A&O advises the club lenders on a USD1.2 billion club facility in favour of ADNOC Global Trading Ltd.

Allen & Overy has advised Standard Chartered Bank and the club lenders (SCB, HSBC, Societe Generale CIB, UniCredit, Deutsche Bank, SMBC and ADCB) on a USD1.2bn club facility in favour of ADNOC Global…

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Publications: 07 OCTOBER 2020

Crisis speeds redefinition of infrastructure assets

Digital infrastructure and renewable energy assets have proven resilient during the Covid-19 pandemic, attracting growing interest from well-financed infrastructure funds. The traditional definition…

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Office

New York

Allen & Overy LLP
1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York
NY 10020

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Los Angeles

Allen & Overy LLP
10250 Constellation Blvd, Suite 1000
Los Angeles
CA 90067

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted: Bar of the State of New York, 2013

Admitted: Bar of the State of California, 1987

Academic

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

University of California, Los Angeles, 1983