ACS Infrastructure Canada and ACS Infrastructure Development, Inc. are the North American subsidiaries of Iridium Concesiones de Infraestructuras, S.A. (“Iridium”), the concession arm of Actividades de Construcciones y Servicios S.A. (“ACS Group”). The ACS Group is ranked first in ENR’s “The Top 250 International Contractors” list and has over 162,000 employees, a presence in over 50 countries and annual net sales in 2012 of €38.4 billion (approximately $50 billion). In addition, ACS Group has consistently been ranked first among the list of World Top Transportation Developers by Public Works Financing Magazine, ranking as the leading concession group in the world from 1994 through 2005 and from 2007 through 2012. ACS Group has over 40 years of experience in leading and developing concession projects around the world, and has successfully participated in over 152 public private partnerships to date. Its current infrastructure portfolio includes 28 highway projects, 5 railways and 12 public facilities, including bridges, transport hubs, airports, parking structures, social infrastructure and ports.
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.
Assured Guaranty is the leading provider of municipal bond insurance and other applications of financial guaranty insurance. We guarantee scheduled principal and interest payments when due on municipal, public infrastructure and structured financings.
Helping clients overcome the challenges of competing in the global economy through a new type of thinking and a different mindset.
We understand that in a rapidly changing legal market, clients have new expectations, constantly evolving choices and operate in an environment of heightened reputational and commercial risk. Our strength is our ability to solve complex legal problems by collaborating across borders and practice areas, using transformative technology and dealing with people with empathy.
We are The New Lawyers.
From local communities to global markets, we are dedicated to shaping the future responsibly and helping clients thrive in a changing world.
“Bank of America Merrill Lynch” is the marketing name for the global banking and global markets businesses of Bank of America Corporation. Bank of America is a marketing name for the Retirement Services business of Bank of America Corporation. Lending, derivatives, and other commercial banking activities are performed globally by banking affiliates of Bank of America Corporation, including Bank of America, N.A., Member FDIC. Securities, strategic advisory, and other investment banking activities are performed globally by investment banking affiliates of Bank of America Corporation (“Investment Banking Affiliates”), including, in the United States, BofA Securities, Inc., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, and Merrill Lynch Professional Clearing Corp., all of which are registered broker-dealers and Members of SIPC, and in other jurisdictions, by locally registered entities. BofA Securities, Inc., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and Merrill Lynch Professional Clearing Corp. are registered as futures commission merchants with the CFTC and are members of the NFA.
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Since our founding in 1913, Chapman and Cutler has focused on finance. We have represented market participants in all aspects of banking, corporate finance and securities, and public finance transactions since our inception.
Our firm consistently develops innovative and practical legal solutions for complex financial transactions. In addition to traditional financings, we are widely recognized for our experience in specific areas of finance, including leveraged leasing and other lease finance, asset securitization, and pooled investment products including defined portfolios and mutual funds. As part of our finance-oriented practice, Chapman represents creditors, indenture trustees and other financial market participants in bankruptcy proceedings, workouts and restructurings. In the area of public finance, our firm ranks among the leading law firms in the country serving as bond, underwriter's and disclosure counsel.
To complement Chapman's finance focus, we have a substantial general corporate practice involving the representation of business entities in mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, employee benefits, environmental, administrative and regulatory law, and litigation. We also provide personalized estate and gift planning, traditional probate legal services and sophisticated tax planning.
We invite you to explore what makes us unique, our work with clients, our talented people, and our insight and perspective.
Cintra is the leading private-sector transportation infrastructure company in the world, with experience spanning 50 years of innovative highway development on four continents.
We provide the maximum value in each project, managing all phases of the life cycle of assets.
Today its portfolio of 24 concessions includes more than 912.2 miles of managed highways globally, representing a total global investment in roadway improvements of over €18.5 B. We currently operate in 9 countries: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Spain, Portugal, Slovakia, Ireland, Colombia and Australia.
With US headquarters in Austin, Texas, Cintra manages over €8.2 B of infrastructure projects in the United States and more than €4.1 B of infrastructure projects in Canada.
We have a highly specialised team who develops and manages this uniquely complex and high-value asset portfolio.
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 help investors to make important credit judgements with confidence.
Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information, providing critical insights that inform better decision-making in financial markets. With operations in more than 30 countries, Fitch Group is comprised of: Fitch Ratings, a global leader in credit ratings and research; Fitch Solutions, an authority in credit and macro intelligence providing fixed-income products and services to the global financial community; and Fitch Learning, a preeminent source of training and professional development. Fitch Group is owned by Hearst, a leader in diversified media, information and services.
John Laing is an international originator, active investor and manager of infrastructure projects. We are focused on major transport, energy, social and environmental infrastructure projects in regions of the world where we have expertise and where there is a legal and commercial environment supportive of long term investment. We hold a portfolio of investments in projects awarded under government backed Public-Private Partnership (PPP) programmes and renewable energy projects, across a range of international markets including the Europe, Asia Pacific and North America.
We typically invest at the greenfield, pre-construction stage. We apply our management, engineering and technical expertise and invest equity and subordinated debt into special purpose companies which have rights to the underlying infrastructure asset.
We are a leading name in our core international markets and chosen sectors, with investments in more than 130 projects in the last 30 years.
At Kiewit, the projects we deliver make a difference, and we offer opportunities for you to make one, too. Our construction and engineering professionals work on some of the industry’s most complex, challenging and rewarding projects – whether it’s boring tunnels through mountains, turning rivers into energy, or building bridges that connect communities. Kiewit people tackle important projects of every size, in any market. Start your Kiewit adventure today at kiewitjobs.com. Kiewit is one of North America’s largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned organization operates through a network of subsidiaries in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation; oil, gas and chemical; power; building; water/wastewater; and mining. Kiewit had 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion and employs 22,000 staff and craft employees.
At Macquarie we uncover the opportunities others may miss. Our culture promotes innovation, balanced with robust risk management, to realise opportunity for our clients, community and shareholders.
We are a diversified financial group providing clients with asset management, banking, advisory and risk and capital solutions across debt, equity and commodities.
Headquartered in Sydney and with offices in over 25 countries, it is the breadth of our operations, combined with a strong capital position and risk management framework, that has contributed to our 49-year record of unbroken profitability.
Moody's Investors Service is a leading provider of credit ratings, research, and risk analysis. Moody's commitment and expertise contributes to transparent and integrated financial markets. The firm's ratings and analysis track debt covering more than 135 sovereign nations, approximately 5,000 non-financial corporate issuers, 4,000 financial institutions issuers, 18,000 public finance issuers, 11,000 structured finance transactions, and 1,000 infrastructure and project finance issuers. Moody's Investors Service is a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO), which reported revenue of $4.2 billion in 2017, employs approximately 12,300 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 42 countries.
S&P Global Ratings is the world’s leading provider of independent credit ratings. Our ratings are essential to driving growth, providing transparency and helping educate market participants so they can make decisions with confidence. We have more than 1 million credit ratings outstanding on government, corporate, financial sector and structured finance entities and securities. We offer an independent view of the market built on a unique combination of broad perspective and local insight. We provide our opinions and research about relative credit risk; market participants gain independent information to help support the growth of transparent, liquid debt markets worldwide.
S&P Global Ratings is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com/ratings.
Transurban has connected communities since 1996. From Melbourne’s CityLink to Sydney’s Lane Cove Tunnel and Brisbane’s Go Between Bridge to Virginia’s 95 Express Lanes, our roads make travel safer, faster and smarter.
We deliver more than asphalt. We’re a world-leading organisation, and we go beyond traditional engineering to invent and incorporate new technologies and smarter solutions. Our roads can detect incidents on their own. They can keep drivers safe and traffic flowing 60 metres underground. They can even control lanes and set speed limits, in real-time, based on live conditions.
Our environment is always evolving. To stay ahead – to shape the future of transport before it happens – we work intelligently, sustainably and collaboratively. We deliver for our customers. And in doing so, we make our communities stronger.
Winston & Strawn LLP is an international law firm with nearly 1,000 attorneys in key financial centers around the world. We litigate cases and close transactions by bringing an understanding of the global legal issues our clients face in transactions, disputes, and regulatory/enforcement-related matters. We strive to provide our clients with creative solutions to their business problems—on time and on budget. We serve our communities and the public interest, promote diversity within our firm and throughout the legal profession, and maintain a culture of teamwork and collegiality.
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.
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