DLA Piper Global Law Firm
Long Beach Courthouse Building, California - our US and UK offices represented the senior lenders (and hedging banks) to the Long Beach Judicial Partners, a consortium sponsored and led by Meridiam Infrastructure Fund on the US$490 million financing for the design, build, finance, operation and maintenance of the new Long Beach Courthouse Building in California.
Birmingham Building Schools for the Future, UK - we advised Lend Lease Infrastructure Limited on its bid through to financial close on Birmingham BSF. This is the largest BSF scheme in the UK.
Bonnyrigg Living Communities PPP project - Advising Bonnyrigg Partnerships Nominee Pty Limited, the project company owned by Westpac, on its existing contractual and financing arrangements in respect of the Bonnyrigg Living Communities PPP project. This is a project for the revitalisation of an 81 hectare housing estate in western Sydney through 18 stages of redevelopment, with existing social housing dwellings being either upgraded or demolished and replaced by 699 new public housing dwellings and more than 1,600 privately owned dwellings.
Bendigo Hospital PPP Project - we advised Lend Lease on the on the New Bendigo Hospital project, a $630 million PPP for the design, build, finance and operation of the new medical facilities. The project will be the largest regional hospital development in Victoria and one of the largest in Australia. The hospital will offer world-class facilities such as a helipad, a regional integrated cancer centre, a purpose-built 80-bed mental health facility, an integrated women's and children's facility, additional acute inpatient beds and acute same-day beds, additional operating theatres, and expanded research and education facilities
Priority Schools Building Programme, UK - we are advising bidders on this education programme within the United Kingdom. These schemes will be delivered via PF2, the UK government's new approach to private finance.
Little London, Beeston Hill & Holbeck Project - we advised Leeds City Council on the regeneration of the Little London, Beeston Hill and Holbeck areas which includes more than 1200 council homes refurbished, 388 new council homes built and environmental improvements to local neighbourhoods and estates.
Woking Non-HRA Social Housing PFI - we advised Thames Valley Housing Association on its roles as housing management and FM contractor, landlord, sponsor, investor and RV underwriter on this innovative social housing scheme which closed in November 2013.
Flemish Schools PPP Project - we advised the lenders on this project which is the largest European school infrastructure PPP project, structured through one single DBFM Company entering into up to 211 individual DBFM Agreements based on one single template.
Turkey Hospital PPP Projects - we are advising on a number of the ground-breaking health PPPs in procurement in Turkey, including advising the Ministry of Health on the early structuring phases of the Kayseri Hospital Project and advising sponsors on the Kayseri Hospital and Gaziantep Hospital Projects and potential lenders on a number of other deals in this market.