Infrastructure, Energy, Resources, and Projects

The leading global infrastructure, energy, resources, and projects practice.

We cover all transactional aspects of your project's lifespan including greenfield development, PPP, M&A, project contracts, financing, secondaries, refinancing, restructuring, and funds. Our IERP group continues to grow and our offering is unique: we are strong across all regions, including the Americas, Europe, Africa, and APME. We have seen and done it all.

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Who helps you

In recent years, our global team has advised on more than US$250 billion of closed infrastructure deals. Our team works on the largest global projects.

We have one of the biggest dedicated global teams that operates out of 18 offices and focuses solely on the sectors that we service. Legal practitioners who understand the market and your business - many of whom have worked in-house. We appreciate the commercial drivers: no team is better qualified to help you.

Who we help

Our experience and client base is both global and diverse: we close our clients' most important matters around the world. We regularly act for:

  • Project sponsors
  • Investors
  • Contractors
  • Funds and insurers
  • Governments
  • Financial institutions:
    • commercial banks and alternative lenders
    • International financial institutions
    • Export credit agencies
    • Development financial institutions

Global change makers

You like to have an impact, frequently inventing the wheel. We do too. That's why we are increasingly asked to help bring global game-changer deals to market. Deals that will:

  • Transform regional trade and enhance economies around the world
  • Create transformational technology and new financing techniques
  • Impact global policy and improve the regulatory environment
  • Improve people's lives and help your business

Having invented the wheel, you don't need to pay us to reinvent it.

Representative experience

ACWA Power on a US$1.2bn Taweelah Independent Water Producer (IWP) Project. Awarded MENA Water Deal of the Year 2019 by IJGlobal and Middle East Project Finance Deal of the Year 2020 (Bonds, Loans & Sukuk).

IFC and the City of Belgrade in connection with a PPP project to transform the city’s existing waste management practices. (IFLR Project Finance deal of the Year and IJGlobal European Waste Deal of the Year).

Allied Irish Banks, Banco Sabadell, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Export Development Canada and Natixis, to Brookfield Renewable on the €346m portfolio project financing of 17 separate onshore wind farms (IJGlobal European Portfolio Financing deal of the Year).

Japan Bank for International Cooperation, Nippon Export and Investment Insurance, and international commercial lenders in connection to the US$2.6bn financing of the 1.32GW Van Phong 1 coal-fired thermal power plant project in Vietnam.

Lenders to the Macquarie, SK, Cintra, Aberdeen, and BAM consortium on the financing of the Silvertown tunnel project in London designated as a "nationally significant infrastructure project" by the UK Government. (IJGlobal European transport Deal of the Year).

The Shah Deniz Consortium (BP, SOCAR, Statoil, Total, and 3 minority parties) on the US$45bn Shah Deniz Phase 2 Gas Project.

Asian Development Bank, GuarantCo, and Munich Re, on the US$160m satellite project financing of the Asia-Pacific Remote Broadband Internet Satellite Project (Kacific1). (IJGlobal Asia Pacific Telecoms of the Year).

Gulf Pacific Power (a CalPERS fund) in connection with the acquisition, as the majority equity investor, for a portfolio of over 800 MW of wind energy projects located in the United States and Canada.

IDB Invest on the project financing of a wastewater treatment project in northern Brazil. (IJGlobal Latin America Water Deal of the Year ).

The UK Department for Transport on the £7bn Intercity Express Programme. The procurement of the East Coast and Great Western mainline rolling stock.

Facebook as sponsor on the Internet Para Todos project, which aims to bring mobile broadband to remote populations in Peru (IJGlobal Latin America Telecoms Deal of the Year)

Harbert Power, UBS, and Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company as co-investors in connection with the acquisition and financing of a portfolio of 13 operating natural gas power plants.

esVolta on its JV arrangement with Southern Power Company whereby Southern Power Company acquired an equity interest in certain existing battery storage projects located in the U.S. and agreed to jointly invest in certain additional future projects.

John Laing Environmental Assets Group Limited on establishing a UK energy-focused fund and Dutch Infrastructure Fund on disposing its portfolio of 16 European PPP assets.

Petroecuador on US$2.5bn crude oil supply agreement with PetroThailand and a US$509m facility agreement executed by Export-Import Bank of China and Ministry of Finance of Ecuador.

King's Cross Central LP on the £2 bn, 8 million square feet King's Cross Central development, London's most prestigious mixed development. Our advice continues to include all associated infrastructure and public realm works.

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