With a century of professional practice and an excellent reputation, Cuatrecasas is a leading international benchmark for all legal issues in Spain and Portugal.
We have 27 offices in cities in Europe, America, Asia, and Africa, where we advise on Spanish, Portuguese, French, Moroccan, and European Union law. The firm stands out for its work in the Iberian, Latin American, and African legal services markets.
With over 35 specialties, we provide legal advice in all areas of business law. Our firm combines traditional legal practice with the specialty required by each case and specific knowledge of each sector, area, or business group.
We represent over 70% of Spain’s largest listed companies (Ibex 35), over 70% of Portugal’s (PSI20) and many companies on the Euro Stoxx 50 index.Both the firm and our lawyers receive prestigious national and international awards year after year, acknowledging our reputation and technical skills, as well as its capacity to offer our clients the best service.
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.
Understanding your requirements, objectives and operating environment is important to us - we listen and take time to do this. You have ready access to our deep global sectoral expertise, as well as our local market understanding, to help you achieve your commercial objectives.
Operating as a single, globally integrated partnership, we work as a team, using innovative systems and processes to ensure your work is delivered intelligently, efficiently and reliably. We care about the markets and communities we work within and constantly strive to make them better.
What does it all add up to? When you work with Herbert Smith Freehills, you are partnering with a world-class and diverse team of client focused professionals who can ensure you achieve your best results.
GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation. We provide engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services to private and public sector clients.
Established in 1928 and privately owned by our people, GHD operates across five continents – Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America – and the Pacific region. We employ more than 9000 people in 200+ offices to deliver projects with high standards of safety, quality and ethics across the entire asset value chain. Driven by a culture of client service excellence, we connect the knowledge, skill and experience of our people with innovative practices, technical capabilities and robust systems to create lasting community benefits.
With a workplace rich in diversity of thought, background and experience, we have what it takes to deliver amazing outcomes for our clients.
Committed to sustainable development, GHD improves the physical, natural and social environments of the many communities in which we operate. We are guided by our workplace health, safety, quality and environmental management systems, which are certified by SGS certification services in North America and to Lloyds Register Quality Assurance to the relevant international standards (ISO and OHSAS).
In alignment with the global demands of water, energy and urbanisation, our aim is to exceed the expectations of our clients and contribute to their success.
At Egis, our 13,600 people are dedicated to supporting energy, ecology, digital and territorial transition to shape tomorrow’s world.
We draw on our capacity for innovation and our ability to ingeniously transform ideas into solutions that are tangible, operational and, most importantly, useful for our clients all over the world.
Our assignments lead us to operate in a wide range of domains addressing the major challenges of the planet, such as transport, buildings, water, the environment, energy, urban development and mobility services. To deliver them, we call upon a broad spectrum of disciplines, ranging from the design of infrastructure to its operation, also including consulting, turnkey delivery and project structuring.
Egis is a 75%-owned subsidiary of Caisse des Dépôts, with the remaining 25% held by partner executives and employees. The Group generates more than one billion euros of managed revenue.
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.
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.
At a time of significant change in the legal industry, we are determined to continue leading the market as we have done throughout our 86-year history.
We will do this by ensuring we always challenge ourselves to bring new and original ways of thinking to the complex legal challenges our clients face.
Over the past year we have worked with some of the world’s leading businesses on transactions that have changed their industries. These include: advising Ahold on its merger with Delhaize to create Europe’s largest listed food retailer and the fifth largest in the U.S. with 6,500 stores; working on Anheuser-Busch Inbev’s takeover of SABMiller plc – the largest commercial loan in the history of the global loan markets at USD75bn; advising on the ground-breaking Coral South Floating LNG project in Mozambique across eight A&O offices; and advising Cagamas on the largest ‘dim sum bond’ in Southeast Asia and the world’s first offshore renminbi bond issued by a mortgage company.
Building on our long heritage enables us to attract the most talented people and continue to deliver this level of innovation with and for our clients.
To support our clients’ international strategies, we have built a truly global network now spanning 44 offices in 31 countries. We have also developed strong ties with relationship law firms in over 100 countries where we do not have a presence. This network makes us one of the largest and most connected law firms in the world, with a global reach and local depth that is simply unrivalled.
Global coverage in today’s market does not simply mean having offices in important cities around the world. For us, it means combining our international resources and sector expertise to work on cross-border transactions directly in the markets and regions important to our clients.
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.
Intralinks is a leading financial technology provider for the global banking, deal making and capital markets communities. As pioneers of the virtual data room, our technology enables and secures the flow of information, empowering our customers to work more productively and with complete confidence.
Intralinks facilitates strategic initiatives such as mergers and acquisitions, capital raising and investor reporting. Our solutions enhance these activities by streamlining operations, reducing risk, improving client experiences and increasing visibility.
We’ve earned the trust and business of more than 99 percent of the Fortune 1000 and have executed over $34.7 trillion worth of financial transactions on our platform.
The growing need to replace ageing infrastructure, upgrade transportation and improve energy efficiency is spurring a need for private financing through the debt markets. Larger projects with complex finance structures require an experienced partner to coordinate and manage the multitude of administrative requirements through the transaction lifecycle. Deutsche Bank’s project finance team provides end-to-end solutions direct to its clients and through project construction, operational and end of lifecycle stages.
IRIDIUM Concesiones de Infraestructuras, S.A. is the ACS Group company which develops, finances, invests in, manages, operates, administrates, maintains, conserves, restores and equips all types of government concessions involving transport and public works infrastructure. IRIDIUM manages 85 companies working in the construction/operation of various government concessions, making it the leader* in developing, financing, building and operating every type of infrastructure.
Since 1967, when it ran the concession for the Bay of Cádiz Bridge, the ACS Group has been involved in infrastructure concessions. Since then it has run over 100 concessions for all types of transport and public works infrastructure in seventeen countries on four continents, gaining recognition as a world leader in the execution of these types of contract. These projects have involved a total material investment of over €32.29 billion and a commitment to invest over €4.63 billion.
- 56 motorway concessions 6,205 km
- 6 railway and metro concessions 1,781 km
- 3 bridges
- 16 airports serving over 35 million passengers per year
- New concession business areas: Intermodal Transportation Hubs (3), hospitals (3), police stations (3 contracts to manage 11 police stations), prisons (1), car parks and several additional contracts to public facilities.
Additionally, the ACS Group holds a stake in Abertis, one of the world's main motorway operators.
InfraRed is a leading global investment manager focused on infrastructure and real estate. It operates worldwide from offices in London, Hong Kong, New York, Seoul and Sydney. With over 120 professionals it manages in excess of USD9bn of equity capital in multiple private and listed funds, primarily for institutional investors across the globe.
Since its inception over 25 years ago, InfraRed has launched 17 funds, including two companies listed on the London Stock Exchange: HICL Infrastructure Company Limited and The Renewables Infrastructure Group. To date, six of these funds have been realised.
InfraRed has been an active real estate investor and manager for 25 years and focuses on assets which suit its value-add management style, targeting well-located, multi-let properties in the shopping centre, industrial and office sectors across Europe.
In 2007 the business expanded its real estate activities to the Asian market, where it operates a joint venture with a Chinese developer. The primary focus of the Asian Real Estate team has been on office, residential and retail development projects in Greater China.
InfraRed has a long and successful proven track record in sourcing, structuring, acquiring, managing and financing infrastructure equity investments. Its history stretches back c.20 years to a time when it advised the UK government on its Public Private Partnership (PPP) programme. Since then, InfraRed has been responsible for over 200 infrastructure equity investments across various sectors including accommodation, education, government, health, renewables and transportation.
Since 2006, InfraRed has been actively participating in the secondary infrastructure markets, expanding its long-standing presence in the development infrastructure market. It currently manages over 175 infrastructure assets and its renewable energy portfolio has a generation capacity of around 1GW.
At BBVA we are leading the transformation of banking worldwide, united in pursuing our goal of bringing the age of opportunity to everyone. Firmly focused on the future, our on-going digital transformation is already producing disruptive innovations that power our vision of banking.
Every one of our 125,749 employees, from branch staff to senior leaders, plays an essential role in giving our 75 million customers the cutting edge banking solutions that they deserve. Building on 160 years of history we know the importance of constant development, which is why we place so much confidence in the collaborative working environment that enables our people to grow and excel.
ROADIS is a global reference in the development, operation and management of essential infrastructure assets. It currently manages 1,882 km of toll roads in operation in 10 concessions across five countries: Brazil (681 km), Mexico (155 km, two concessions), India (710 km, four concessions), Portugal (272 km, two concessions) and Spain (64 km).ROADIS currently employs over 2,700 people, directly or through its concession companies. ROADIS is wholly-owned by the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (“PSPIB”), one of Canada's largest pension investment managers with CAD$158.9 billion of net assets under management as of September 30, 2018.
MUFG (Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group) is one of the world's leading financial groups. Headquartered in Tokyo and with approximately 360 years of history, MUFG is a global network with over 1,800 offices in more than 50 countries including the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Asia and Oceania, and East Asia.
The Group has over 150,000 employees and offers services including commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing.
Through close partnerships among our group companies, the Group aims to be the world's most trusted financial group, flexibly responding to all of the financial needs of its customers, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.
MUFG's shares trade on the Tokyo, Nagoya, and New York stock exchanges.
The Global Listed Infrastructure Organisation (GLIO) is the representative body for the $2 trillion market capitalisation listed infrastructure asset class. GLIO raises awareness through education and promotion, targeting the global investment community.
While many large asset owners invest in infrastructure projects directly, we believe that listed infrastructure companies offer the potential to complement and enhance net total returns, and provide unparalleled diversification opportunities in a mixed or blended approach to the asset class. Asset owners will gravitate towards listed infrastructure investments, attracted by liquidity, global and sector diversification, underpinned by stable income streams.
In addition, listed infrastructure offers investors access to experienced management teams and the transparency of the public markets.
Savvy Investor is the world’s leading research platform for institutional investors and their service providers, curating investment articles and white papers daily from across the web and putting them in one place for the ease of our members.
The Savvy Investor website is made up of 50 sections, with topics including Private Equity & VC and Infrastructure Investment. The site also contains a directory of investment conferences, which you can filter to your chosen dates, locations and topics. When a new member signs up, they indicate which of the 50 investment themes they are interested in. This enables us to tailor their homepage and newsletter to ensure we direct relevant content their way. In doing this, we experience incomparably high engagement levels, with 30,000 white papers per month being downloaded by our 40,000 members.