Shearman & Sterling LLP

Infrastructure Department

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What the team is known for Well-regarded firm able to provide expertise on secondary market transactions involving transport and energy infrastructure. Regularly advises on acquisition financings and refinancings involving European assets. Represents a client base of noteworthy infrastructure funds and institutional investors.

Strengths Clients describe the team as "always very efficient and to the point."

Work highlights Advised Beacon Rail on the EUR1.45 billion refinancing of its senior debt facilities into a new multi-creditor common terms platform.

Notable practitioners

Katie Hicks represents clients in acquisition, financing and refinancing transactions involving significant transport and energy infrastructure. Her clients include sponsors, infrastructure funds and asset managers.
"She has very strong legal and commercial sense and is a problem solver." "She is super-efficient and can make complex things understandable."

Timothy Sheddick acts for both public and private clients on a range of domestic and international infrastructure M&A transactions.
"He is a very strong corporate lawyer with very sound judgement."