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Allen & Overy LLP

Projects & Infrastructure (International Firms)

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What the team is known for

Highly regarded project finance practice with an impressive track record in power and infrastructure mandates. Leverages its extensive international network to advise lenders on projects around the world. Focused on outbound Chinese lending and acquisitions relating to projects within jurisdictions in South-East Asia, South Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Offers a specialism in the development of data centres, including advising on inbound investments. Well placed to advise firms on transaction structuring and devising timelines for project development.

Strengths

A client highlights the firm's businesslike attitude, saying: "Their professionalism helps us to get impressive results in negotiations with counterparties."

Work highlights

Advised China Harbour Engineering Company on the financing of a port development project in Nigeria.

Notable practitioners

Yvonne Ho has a strong track record advising a range of Chinese state-owned financial entities on a range of PPPs in the Asia-Pacific region. A client endorses her deal-making skills, reporting: "Yvonne did exceptionally well in handling a difficult lender," and adding: "She knew how to communicate with both sides to see what needed to be seen to."

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Projects & Infrastructure (International Firms)


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