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What the team is known for

Maintains a strong reputation and offers expertise in a wide range of international PPP projects, including significant infrastructure developments in Africa. Frequently advises on road projects, as well as renewable and traditional energy developments. Also able to draw on a wide pool of local experts across the globe to provide counsel in related practice areas. Frequently acts on matters in the social infrastructure space including healthcare and residential construction projects.

Strengths

A client comments: "They have very good attention to detail and are good at formulating strategies."

Another highlights the firm for its "global reach and deep sector knowledge."

Work highlights

Assisted EY India with the drafting of a concession agreement for a PPP project for the rehabilitation of roads in Liberia.

Notable practitioners

Dominic Spacie regularly advises sponsors, lenders and governmental entities on the financing and development of PPP projects. He focuses his practice on transactions concerning transport and energy infrastructure in Africa.
"He is always available to address our concerns and willing to go the extra mile for his clients."

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Overview

Our team is best known for:

1.    Work in Africa – further enhanced during 2019 through our new African collaborations
2.    Restructuring advice – this year we have advised on the largest PFI restructuring within the EU
3.    A focus on clean energy – refinancing of renewables has been a major theme for 2019

We have a long history of supporting on project financings in Africa, advising on some of the most significant recent projects in the region, including Bugesera airport in Rwanda, roads in Kenya, major airport and rail projects in Nigeria and the first PPP road in Liberia.

The UK team frequently collaborates with our local teams in Africa.  In 2019 Dentons announced its intention to combine with leading firms in Zimbabwe, Angola, Zambia, Morocco, Uganda and Mozambique, growing our office reach to ten African countries (including Kenya and South Africa.  This gives us an unrivalled regional footprint compared to our peers.

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Projects: PFI/PPP


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