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We help our clients navigate through every aspect of a project’s development and financing, with pragmatic, workable solutions ready to be implemented immediately.

Project Finance

Combining in-depth industry knowledge, the latest financing techniques and local market expertise to secure each transaction, we deliver practical, workable solutions.

Our dedicated teams guide clients through all aspects of a project’s development and the myriad types of financing available. A key feature of our service is developing tailor-made solutions to secure the project within the legal and commercial environment – whilst incorporating our clients’ demands and taking into account any political restraints. Short lines to other specialists in our firm ensure the necessary expertise is always close at hand.

We have particular expertise with projects in the infrastructure and energy sector, both in domestic projects and those that occur elsewhere in the world, including the financing of roads, solar parks, (off shore) wind parks, tunnels, schools and prisons. This expertise entails all aspects of PPP/PPS matters.

We act on behalf of various public agencies, tender boards, sponsors, lenders or the project company. 

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