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Kent Rowey

Partner

Los Angeles

Rowey Kent
Kent Rowey

Partner

Los Angeles

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

A coal power plant in Vietnam

Publications: 21 OCTOBER 2021

Indonesia passes carbon tax bill as part of GHG regulation effort

There are two important legislative developments in Indonesia as the country attempts to meet its obligations under the Paris Agreement. Indonesia’s House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat…

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System of pipes

Publications: 19 OCTOBER 2021

Carbon transport and storage in the UK

Today the UK Government has announced which two carbon transport and storage clusters have been successful in the initial phase of the UK Government's carbon capture, usage and storage cluster…

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Three colleagues discussing data on charts and tablets

Publications: 18 OCTOBER 2021

Green pass: the obligation of green certifications in the working environments

The measures on the obligation to possess Green Certification Covid-19 for employees in the public and private sectors taking effect from 15 October 2021.

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An aerial view of a busy city road network at night

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

Los Angeles

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

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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