Allens

Experience

Global Infrastructure Partners
Advised Global Infrastructure Partners on the sale of its 26.7 per cent stake in the Port of Brisbane to Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec. Allens previously acted for the GIP-led consortium on the A$2.3 billion acquisition of the Port of Brisbane from the Queensland Government.

Emergency Alerting System PPP
Advised AMP Capital as the successful project sponsor on the hand-back of the Emergency Alerting System PPP Project to the Victorian State Government. This is a first of its kind transaction for Australia.

Defence Single Living Environment and accommodation precinct PPP (Phases 1 and 2)
Advised Plenary Group as the successful project sponsor for the single living environment and accommodation precinct PPP (LEAP Phase 1 and Phase 2) – a Commonwealth Department of Defence project to deliver defence force accommodation on 14 military bases across Australia. LEAP 2 currently stands as the largest Commonwealth PPP project.

New Royal Adelaide Hospital PPP
Acted for the financiers to the SA Health Partnership consortium on the A$1.85 billion new Royal Adelaide Hospital PPP – the single largest infrastructure project in South Australia's history.

Gold Coast Rapid Transit PPP
Acted for the winning GoldLinQ consortium on its bid to finance, design, build, operate and maintain the A$1 billion Gold Coast Rapid Transit PPP, a 13-kilometre light rail network and associated infrastructure. This is one of Australia's first public transport PPP projects.

Eastern Goldfields Prison PPP
Advised Honeywell as a member of a bidding consortium to design, build, operate and maintain the Eastern Goldfields Prison PPP in Western Australia.

Wiri Men's Prison PPP
Acted for the financiers to the winning SecureFuture consortium on its bid to build, operate and maintain the $840 million Wiri Men's Prison, the first major PPP delivered in New Zealand.

Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre PPP
Advised Honeywell, as the facilities management contractor, on its winning bid for the A$1 billion VCCC PPP.

South West Rail Link
Advised Transport Construction Authority (NSW) on all aspects of the A$1.3 billion South West Rail Link extension.

Sydney Desalination Plant
Acted for the winning consortium comprising the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board, Hastings Managed Infrastructure Funds Utilities Trust of Australia and The Infrastructure Fund on its binding offer to refinance the Sydney Desalination Plant for A$2.3 million. This is one of the largest operating desalination plants in the world.

Port Botany
Advised a consortium led by QIC Global Infrastructure and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in relation to its proposed bid for Port Botany and Port Kembla which are being privatised by the NSW Government.

Oakajee Port and Rail
Acted for the West Australian Government on the development of the A$6 billion Oakajee Deep Water Port and Rail Project and the related Karara to Tilley Rail Project.

Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal
Advised the lenders on the financing of Queensland's first user-funded coal terminal (valued at almost A$3 billion).

Queensland Wireless Network
Advised the Queensland Government on the roll-out and provision of a State-wide digital radio network for use initially by Queensland's emergency services agencies.