Infrastructure Advisory Group
Our infrastructure advisory group benefits from strong global relationships as well as a breadth of infrastructure expertise globally. Each of our team professionals has worked on some of the largest and diverse infrastructure projects globally and we are adding more deals to this list on an ongoing basis giving our team a well respected and experienced market profile.
In all the geographic regions of interest to the firm’s long term strategy, we aim to deliver infrastructure advisory services to both corporate and government clients. Our infrastructure advisory services include project financing, structured financing, cross-border leasing, capital restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, strategic options evaluation, and other corporate, strategic and financial advice.
Within infrastructure, our Infrastructure Advisory group can provide corporate and government clients with guidance on the following areas:
- Toll Roads, Bridges and Tunnels
- High Speed Rail, Mass Transit, and Light Rail Systems
- Airports, Aircraft and Aviation Services
- Sea and Marine Ports, Marinas, and Waterways
- Water and Wastewater Treatment and Distribution Facilities
- Telecommunications Infrastructure
- Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy Related Infrastructure
- Assets and Installations of Public Convenience and Necessity (i.e. parking facilities, stadiums, hospitals, schools and correctional facilities)
Real Estate Advisory Group
We offer our clients direct investment opportunities throughout Europe, including Central and Eastern Europe.
Identifying Interesting Opportunities
Thanks to our extensive network, our strategic partnerships and our many contacts in the real estate markets, we provide interesting real estate opportunities to clients on a pan-European basis. We work with each client on a case-by-case basis.
Together with our strategic real estate partners, we offer in-depth advice that ensures potential investments are thoroughly assessed before being acquired. We also advise on financing arrangements. Some clients own and control the asset themselves; others prefer to participate in real estate transactions on a syndicated basis. We provide for both.
Direct Investment Profiles
- Shopping Mall
Property funds, collective investment schemes and limited partnerships all meet indirect real estate investment needs.
Indirect Investment Vehicles
Our Open Architecture platform gives clients best-of-breed access to indirect real estate investment products. It allows us to advise clients on products that best meet their needs in terms of risk, return, liquidity and exposure to a specific real estate sector.
Types of Property Funds:
- Listed income funds
- Property unit trusts
- Collective investment schemes
- Limited partnerships
- Syndicated single asset investment structures
Asset and Securitised Finance Group
Our firm’s Asset and Securitised Finance (ASF) specialists can help medium to large businesses with very unique financing needs by helping minimise costs such as capital gains and withholding taxes. Tailor-made products that help to minimise funding costs or maximise investment returns using most forms of financial instrument including finance leasing and structured bond issues, as well as the use of equity instruments and derivatives. ASF will also specialise in securitisation, aircraft finance, and in arranging and underwriting tax leasing.
Investment Banking Group
Our firm’s corporate finance and investment banking team focus on origination and execution of corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) assignments, divestitures, financial restructurings and associated financing solutions. This, combined with our global expertise, ensures that we are able to provide our clients with the full suite of strategic financing including debt capital markets, loan syndication, equity capital markets, equity-linked capital markets, structured and asset backed securities, and leveraged finance.
Our investment bankers offer specialist sector knowledge and broad geographic reach with advisory teams located in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), the Americas and Asia, ensuring that we offer deep market knowledge and efficient execution to our clients in each region.
Our firm has a long-term commitment to our clients in emerging markets. Our emerging markets expertise and experience in complex negotiations and cross-border activities has earned us the respect of our peers and clients.