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Infrastructure

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What the team is known for

Highly sought after for its in-depth acquisition financing expertise. Demonstrates notable experience in refinancing and whole business securitisation. Counts a number of leading finance and sponsor-side companies as clients. Also provides advice on regulatory matters. Well regarded for the handling of innovative and unusual finance structures.

Strengths

One client notes: "The lawyers at Linklaters have strong technical skills and commercial sense, in addition to being reliable and hard-working."

Work highlights

Acted for Green Investment Group on the sale of its 50% share of Cloud Wind Farm, the holding company of the Överturingen onshore wind farm, to Red Rock Power.

Notable practitioners

Ian Andrews is renowned for his expert knowledge of secondary market infrastructure acquisitions. He regularly advises both sponsors and lenders on transactions involving energy and telecommunications assets across Europe.
"He has a good understanding of what I need and is really knowledgeable about the commercial side of the business and the financial market." "He is very commercial, flexible, and knows where to push and where to be accommodating."

Jessamy Gallagher has noteworthy expertise advising clients on M&A infrastructure deals in a range of sectors including aviation and telecommunications, among others. She is equally adept at providing advice on both domestic and cross-border matters.
"She is a wonderful lawyer who is client-focused, very responsive and practical."

Julian Davies is held in high regard for his advice to a range of clients on infrastructure financing matters. His principal areas of expertise are the renewable energy and utilities sectors.

Stuart Rowson advises lenders and sponsors on refinancing and acquisition transactions. He is frequently involved in high-profile domestic and international matters involving renewable energy and social infrastructure developments.

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Overview

Linklaters’ dedicated infrastructure sector team are exceptionally placed to assist both sponsors and financial institutions alike in this market because we have in-depth sector expertise and the capability to harness our leading acquisition practice with the leading finance team.

The team is recognised as a leaders in their field for the following reasons:

  • Appointed on all the biggest and complex deals involving the most sought after and high profile assets in the market
  • Act for every kind of market participant – sponsors, lenders, financiers, governments and regulators across a full range of geographies.
  • Provide clients with advice across the full life-cycle of an asset – from the original privatisation to whole business securitisation (WBS) or IPO or other exit. Other firms simply cannot offer this.


Clients

AIMCo

Allianz Capital Partners

Borealis

IFM

Macquarie

OTPP

PSP

Industries

Airports

Electricity distribution

Gas transmission

Ports

Rail

Roads and bridges

Water and waste water

Infrastructure

Linklaters

firm
Location

One Silk Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC2Y 8HQ

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

UK-wide

Infrastructure


Ian Andrews
Band 1
Jessamy Gallagher
Band 2
Julian Davies
Band 2
Stuart Rowson
Band 2