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Forecast demand for energy in the medium to long term, driven primarily by population growth and the need to replace ageing assets, means that thermal power still has an important part to play in the global energy mix.

Thermal power, including coal, oil and gas fired generation, may also see its future share of the energy mix increase as carbon abatement and sequestration technologies move from demonstration projects to full commercial viability. All these factors make this an exciting industry to work in, and one that requires its advisers to have sector–specific knowledge backed up by a global resource capability.

Allen & Overy provides pioneering advice on the entire lifecycle of these assets, from the consenting and planning process, through to the construction, financing, operation, maintenance and ultimately their refinancing or sale. We are at the forefront of the traditional power generation market, advising debt funders (including banks, bond arrangers, ECAs, DFIs and multilaterals), sellers and acquirers (on M&A transactions), sponsors, corporates, suppliers, manufacturers and governments on market leading projects and transactions globally.  These transactions are supported by our specialists in areas such as environmental, regulatory, antitrust, tax, employment and planning law. 

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News: 16 JULY 2021

Allen & Overy nel primo sustainability-linked bond di A2A da 500 milioni di euro

Allen & Overy ha assistito gli istituti finanziari nel collocamento del primo sustainability-linked bond di A2A S.p.A. per un valore nominale di 500 milioni di Euro, scadenza a 10 anni (15 luglio…

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Allen & Overy con Enel nella più grande operazione “sustainability-linked” mai eseguita

Allen & Overy ha assistito Enel S.p.A. ed Enel Finance International N.V. nell’ambito di una emissione di sustainability-linked bond per un valore nominale complessivo di 3,25 miliardi di euro…

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Publications: 18 JANUARY 2021

Golden powers: novità in Italia

Importanti novità in materia di applicazione degli investimenti esteri diretti (“golden powers”) in Italia.

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