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Allen & Overy LLP

Transport: Rail

1 ranked lawyersBand 1UK-wideUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Prominent team working on high-profile domestic and international rail-related deals and projects. Particular expertise dealing with significant rolling stock and infrastructure matters. Widely recognised for its work with financiers on new and refinanced loan facilities serving the sector.

Work highlights

Advised 3i Infrastructure on the sale of its 33.3% stake in Cross London Trains Holdco 2 and associated shareholder debt, to a consortium of funds managed by Equitix Investment Management  and Dalmore Capital.

Acted as lenders’ counsel on a multi-jurisdictional refinancing for Alpha Trains involving several new and amended financing facilities.

Notable practitioners

Jonathan Bevan is considered a leading expert in rail infrastructure and rolling stock matters. He primarily advises lenders and sponsors on high-profile acquisitions, divestments and refinancings.
"He is incredibly pragmatic and has so much experience that he knows what matters to clients. He doesn't sweat the small stuff and knows how to mitigate the risks." "He is fantastic. He is a sector expert in rail but his experience goes beyond rail. He is a problem solver and is very calm and doesn't get fazed by anything."

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Transport: Rail


Jonathan Bevan
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