Infrastructure offers investors a huge opportunity to both liability match and seek long-term growth. As infrastructure requirements increase across the world, investors will see more opportunities to invest in infrastructure as an attractive alternative asset class.
However infrastructure comes in many different flavours, each with different risk/return profiles. It is at the core of our firm, we understand the asset class and the law relevant to each. We gained our understanding through providing a seamless combination of strategic legal advice and transaction advisory services across the asset class – including greenfield and brownfield investments within both the regulated and unregulated markets.
BLP has a number of lawyers within specialist teams that focus on the specific legal needs of companies and organisations across the wider transport and infrastructure industries. Including aviation, rail, road and shipping & offshore.
Listen to Finance Partner, Prashanth Satyadeva, and other industry experts discuss the rising popularity of project bonds in financing infrastructure for an IJ online seminar. This panel discuss which markets are leading the way and when a project bond is the best solution for infrastructure financing.
Highways in Turkey - Financing the construction of:
• Izmir-Urla-Cesme Highway and the Ikiztepe-Konak-Bovnova highway.
• Izmir Ring Road and Aydin motorway.
• Toprakkale Iskendrun motorway.
• Tarsus-Adana-Gaziantep motorway.
Mid Europa Partners - Acquisition of a strategic stake in Energy 21, the largest Czech-based independent developer and operator of solar power in Central and Eastern Europe.
Sheremetievo International Airport - Consortium of international infrastructure finance banks in the USD million project of reconstruction of one of the terminals.
Axia Netmedia Corporation - Negotiating and establishing OpenNet in its successful bid for the NetCo role in Singapore’s Next Generation National Broadband Network.
Karneval - Acquisition of a minority stake in Karneval, the second largest cable operator in the Czech Republic.
Finnish Transport Agency - Advising FTA on their E18 Highway PPP Project.
Hellenic Petroleum - US$500m purchase of ground, fuels, retail and storage assets from BP.
MW Kellogg - Joint venture between JGC Middle East and Kellogg Brown & Root International Inc, who were appointed as project managers of the Pearl GTL Project comprising the development of upstream gas production facilities and an onshore GTL plant. Estimated outturn cost of over $8bn.
Marafiq IWPP - Development and financing of the Marafiq IWPP.
Shoaiba IWPP - Bid for the Shoaiba IWPP in Saudi.