Herbert Smith Freehills is one of the world’s leading professional services businesses, bringing together the best people across our 27 offices, to meet all your legal services needs globally. We can help you realise opportunities while managing risk.
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Egis is an international group offering engineering, project structuring and operations services. In engineering and consulting, its sectors of activity include transport, cities, buildings, industry, water, environment and energy. In roads and airports, its offer is enlarged to encompass project structuring, equity investment, turnkey facilities delivery, operations and new mobility services. Imagining a sustainable future for the benefit of populations is our vocation. We strive to meet the planet's challenges and support the energy, ecology, digital and territorial transitions, working to serve the common good.
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) was established in 2001 though the merger of Sakura Bank and Sumitomo Bank, the core financial institutions of the Mitsui Group and the Sumitomo Group, respectively, each with its own long history. SMBC as a core member of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG), work together with other members of the Group to offer customers highly sophisticated, comprehensive financial services globally.
Scotiabank provides a full-service advisory, finance and capital markets platform for global infrastructure, power and utilities clients in North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Our dedicated team of experts with detailed and extensive understanding of the sector is committed to providing exceptional financial solutions specifically tailored to each client's needs.
Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research. Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch Ratings offers global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise. The additional context, perspective and insights we provide has helped investors fund a century of growth and make important credit judgments with confidence.
Infrastructure projects, acquisitions, financings and privatizations demand an in depth sector understanding and knowledge combined with the skills to analyze and allocate complex and often cross-border risks. In addition, a comprehensive experience with the public sector regimes through concessions or regulated licensing regime is crucial. These qualities and knowledge set us apart and enable us to deliver results for our clients in both developed and emerging economies. White & Case advises on some of the largest and most significant and complex infrastructure transactions in the world. We advise sponsors, lenders, pension funds, insurance companies and sovereign wealth funds, infrastructure funds, commercial banks, corporations, developers and governmental entities involved in the development and acquisition of large-scale projects globally, including:
La Banque Postale is a ‘bank like no other’ driven by the post office values of local presence and service. As heir to La Poste Financial Services, it is the only bank to have been tasked with a mission to provide access to banking services under the law introduced to modernise the French economy in 2008.
Accessible, straightforward, local, transparent, useful, substantial and supportive, La Banque Postale is the bank for everyone, nearly half of the French population has at least one of the Bank’s products. It serves more 10 million active personal customers and 475,000 business customers. More and more customers join La Banque Postale every day, attracted by its commitment to build a long-term relationship with each individual on the basis of sound advice and trust. This trust is earned and strengthened on a day-to-day basis by the Bank’s teams working in post offices, financial centres, subsidiary companies and central services departments.
Because it is a ‘bank like no other’, La Banque Postale puts the interest of its customers above all other considerations at the heart of its organisational structure. Being a ‘bank like no other’ means being useful by offering a range of no-frills products and services tailored to meet the essential needs of all customers at affordable prices. It also means supporting everyone in achieving their life goals, offering everyday financial management products and delivering a more comfortable life with real peace of mind.
At Deutsche Bank, we give original thinkers the space and support they need to shine. Merging local knowledge with global vision, in-depth insight with industry-leading digital expertise, if you’re an innovator by nature, we can help you to unleash your potential.
We see things differently at Deutsche Bank – and we’re proud of our fresh perspective. Today, we’re driving growth through our strong client franchise, investing heavily in digital technologies, prioritising long-term success over short term gains, and serving society with ambition and integrity.
Wherever your interests lie – in investment banking, trading, technology, human resources, risk management or another of our many business areas – you’ll discover resources, training and opportunities designed to keep you ahead of the curve.
With us, you'll find a structured programme with premium training built around you, you’ll work alongside senior leaders, on projects that reflect your interests, and enjoy client and global exposure from day one. Show us brilliant thinking and we’ll put it into action.
DIF is a leading independent fund management company with ca. € 5.6 billion of assets under management across seven closed-end investment funds and several co-investment vehicles. DIF has established itself as a reputable and active player in its target markets, with the necessary skill set to successfully originate, execute, manage and exit a broad range of complex infrastructure projects. Since inception in 2005, DIF has invested in more than 170 infrastructure projects, with a total asset value of over €30 billion.
DIF invests in high-quality infrastructure assets that generate long-term, stable cash-flows, including public private partnerships (PPP/PFI/P3), regulated assets and renewable energy projects, as well as core Infrastructure projects in Europe, North America and Australasia. DIF invests in the global infrastructure market invests through two complementary and differentiated fund strategies: DIF PPP+ Funds and DIF Core Funds. DIF is currently investing from DIF Infrastructure V and DIF Core Infrastructure Fund I.
DIF has a multidisciplinary and international team of ca. 95 professionals in eight offices, located in Amsterdam (Schiphol), Frankfurt, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Paris, Sydney and Toronto. The sizeable team and office network allows DIF to originate, execute and manage assets effectively and efficiently.
Mirova, the Sustainable Investment affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers, develops an engaged approach aiming to combine value creation and sustainable development.
Mirova’s philosophy is based on the conviction that integrating sustainable development themes can generate solutions that create value for investors over the long term, not only thanks to a better appreciation of risks, but also by identifying favourable investment opportunities in a changing world.
Mirova offers a global responsible investing approach: equities, bonds, infrastructure and renewables, Impact investing, Natural capital.
Kommunalkredit is a specialised bank for infrastructure financing. Backed by two international and long-term oriented shareholders Kommunalkredit positions itself as a leading player in the European infrastructure market, focusing on energy & environment, transport, social infrastructure and communications technology. Kommunalkredit contributes to the sustainable success of infrastructure projects that improve the quality of people’s lives. The bank provides tangible benefits to the community in terms of economic dynamism, job creation, social cohesion, urban development and climate change.
As a specialised bank, Kommunalkredit advises, structures and funds senior debt and mezzanine structures across the entire life cycle of an infrastructure project. Kommunalkredit’s investments are focused on stable, cash flow-based, project-secured transactions. By combining in-depth industry expertise and structuring know-how with the financing ability of a bank and strong relationships with international clients und investors, Kommunalkredit achieves high-impact results for its clients and generates sustainable value for its stakeholders. The bank enables the implementation and operation of infrastructure, bridging the needs of project sponsors (developers and operators of infrastructure) and institutional investors.
In 2017, Kommunalkredit closed 26 new business transactions with a volume of EUR 635.2m across 13 countries. The bank took part in the financing of numerous notable projects, such as the refinancing of a section of the A2 motorway in Poland, the financing of the Gipuzkoa waste-to-energy plant in Spain as well as the financing of solar and wind parks in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK. In Austria, Kommunalkredit acted as Financial Advisor to a local construction company in its successful bid for the “Berresgasse” school project in a call for tenders organised by the City of Vienna.
Cube Infrastructure Managers is an independent Luxembourgian management company focusing on investments in the European infrastructure space. It currently manages Cube Infrastructure Fund I, which had its final close in September 2010 with total commitments of €1.08 billion, and Cube Infrastructure Fund II, which had its first close in September 2016 with €358.5 million commitments. Cube Infrastructure Fund I has invested across 15 transactions, and has created four industrial platforms in energy supply, public transport, communication infrastructure and power generation and environmental services. Cube Infrastructure Fund II will pursue a similar investment strategy as the first fund.
Cube‘s objective is to generate a combination of current yield and long-term capital appreciation through investments in regulated, brownfield infrastructure assets, addressing the essential infrastructure needs of the local communities, primarily within western Europe, and with a “Buy-Grow-and-Hold” strategy. To do so, Cube takes control or co-control positions in mid-caps with highly competitive runners up positions and develops their potential through organic growth and synergetic add-on investments.
Cube focuses on strategic infrastructure markets offering sustainable growth potential principally driven by deregulation and/or market consolidation needed to improve the efficiency of infrastructure & public services, notably Energy Supply, Communication Infrastructure and Public Transport.
Rather than being a pure financial player, Cube positions itself as a strategic partner, bringing both capital and management expertise to its portfolio companies. The assets are managed proactively, with a long-term perspective, based on the team’s expertise and its long-standing ties with infrastructure contractors, operators and public authorities.
At Reed Smith, we believe that the practice of law has the ability to drive progress. We know your time is valuable and your matters are important. We are focused on outcomes, are highly collaborative, and have deep industry insight that, when coupled with our local market knowledge, allows us to anticipate and address your needs. You deserve purposeful, highly engaged client service that drives progress for your business.
From Financial Services to Life Sciences, from Energy to Entertainment, Reed Smith has premier capabilities focused on fast-evolving global industries. Significant clients throughout the world turn to us to handle their high-stakes, high-profile matters. Our advantage is our lawyers practicing in these industry areas know their clients' business and legal needs inside and out.
Founded in 2014 by investors and for investors, Long Term Infrastructure Investors Association works with a wide range of stakeholders, including infrastructure investors, policy-makers and academia, on supporting long-term, responsible deployment of private capital to public infrastructure around the world.