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Linklaters LLP

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ONE SILK STREET, LONDON, EC2Y 8HQ, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7456 2000
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Fax 020 7456 2222
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Stuart Rowson

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Work 020 7456 5918
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Linklaters LLP

Work Department

Projects.

Position

Stuart Rowson is a leading infrastructure partner and he led the Linklaters’ teams on the financings of the acquisition of Eversholt Rail, the M25 road-widening project, the acquisition of a major interest in the Norwegian Gassled business, the acquisition of Northumbrian Water plc, and the acquisition of Vattenfall’s Finnish distribution businesses. Stuart has also advised on the acquisition and subsequent disposal of Cambridge Water and on a number of portfolio sales. He is currently advising the sponsors on the financing of the Thameslink project.

Career

Trainee solicitor Linklaters, London 1990-92; associate project finance department 1992-2001; partner energy and infrastructure department 2001 to date.

Education

Lincoln College, Oxford (1988 Jurisprudence); Law Society Finals (1990).


London: Projects, energy and natural resources

Infrastructure (including PFI and PPP)

Within: Leading individuals

Stuart Rowson - Linklaters LLP

Within: Infrastructure (including PFI and PPP)

Linklaters LLP enjoys a stellar reputation in the infrastructure area. It is a go-to firm for a variety of clients, such as infrastructure funds and private equity houses but also public entities, on matters including project finance and construction, acquisitions, refinancings and disposals. The team is jointly led by Ian Andrews, who is well versed in secondary infrastructure deals,  Jessamy Gallagher, who specialises in acquisitions in the infrastructure and energy sector, and Stuart Rowson, who is a key contact in financings.

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London: Transport

Rail

Within: Rail

The broad rail offering at Linklaters LLP draws strengths from its leading corporate, finance, real estate and regulatory expertise to advise on a range of rail mandates, such as M&A, financing, construction, real estate, franchising, rolling stock and policy issues; it has the 'capacity to deploy teams from other areas to enhance the level of service delivered'. Its clients range from government bodies, rolling stock companies, regulators, sponsors and lenders, to financiers. The team is commended for its 'commercial focus, problem solving abilities; its very strong work ethic, and its highly professional and knowledgeable approach'. Its international expertise is evidenced by its lead role in advising the lenders on the $2.73bn project financing for the $4bn construction, refurbishment and operation of a 912km railway line through Mozambique and Malawi. Fiona Hobbs has a 'wealth of experience in the rail sector' and Charlotte Morgan is noted for her infrastructure expertise, while Stuart Rowson handles finance mandates in the sector.

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