Chadbourne’s project finance group is an internationally recognized leader in transportation projects. Chadbourne is listed in the 2013 editions of Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business and Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, recognizing the leading law firms in the public private partnership industry. A number of matters in which we have represented principals have been recognized as landmark transactions.

The Chadbourne-represented Colorado Northwest Parkway was named “North American Transport Deal of the Year” by Project Finance magazine. In addition, the Chadbourne-represented Cross-Israel Highway financing was named a “Deal of the Year” by both Project Finance International and Project Finance magazines. In Latin America, the Chadbourne-represented Rosario-Victoria Connection Bridge financing in Argentina was named a “Project Finance Deal of the Year” by Project Finance magazine.

Representative Experience

I-69 Section 5 Project, Indiana
Isolux Infrastructure Netherlands B.V.
Representation of Isolux Infrastructure Netherlands B.V. in connection with the concession to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the I-69 Section 5 Project in Indiana and related private activity bond financing.
Illiana Corridor Project
Representation of a bidder in connection with Indiana's procurement for its portion of the Illiana Corridor Project.
I-4 Connector, Florida
Chadbourne represented a lender in connection with its participation in the financing facilities for the I-4 Connector project in Florida.
Goethals Bridge, New York and New Jersey
Representation of a consortium in connection with the procurement for the Goethals Bridge replacement project between Elizabeth, New Jersey and Staten Island, New York.
PR-22/PR-5 Toll Roads, Puerto Rico
Chadbourne represented a consortium bidding for the concession to finance, operate, maintain and rehabilitate the PR-22 and PR-5 toll roads in Puerto Rico.
West by Northwest Project, Georgia
Representation of a consortium bidding for the concession to develop, design, sublease, construct, finance, operate and maintain the West by Northwest Managed Lanes Toll Road Project in Georgia.
Denver FasTracks Light Rail Project
John Laing
Representation John Laing in connection with their equity investment in the Denver Eagle P3 FasTracks light rail project.
Argentenian Airports
Aeropuertos Argentina
Representation of Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 S.A., the airport concessionaire for 33 of Argentina’s airports, in a $300 million secured note offering collateralized by revenue rights derived from the company’s concession contract.
Chilean Toll Roads
Interconexión Eléctrica S.A. E.S.P.
Representation of Interconexión Eléctrica S.A. E.S.P. in connection with its acquisition of a controlling interest in Cintra Chile Ltda., a company formerly controlled by the Ferrovial Agroman Group that operates five major toll-road concessions in Chile.
Midway Airport, Chicago
Representation of a consortium bidding for the concession and lease of Midway International Airport in Chicago.
Mid-Currituck Bridge, North Carolina
Representation of a company bidding for the development agreement regarding a bridge project.
Colorado Northwest Parkway
Representation of a company formed by Brisa and CCR in connection with the concession to operate and maintain the Northwest Parkway Toll Road in Colorado and related financings.
Florida I-595
Representation of a consortium bidding to develop, design, construct, finance, operate and maintain the I-595 Corridor Improvements Project in Florida.
Harrisburg Parking
Lead Lender
Concession and lease for the downtown parking system for the City of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Concession Bid
Bid to develop, design, construct, finance, operate and maintain the Port of Miami Tunnel Project.
Chicago Skyway
Investment Bank
Possible purchase of an equity interest in the Chicago Skyway Project.
Indiana Toll Road
Chadbourne acted as tax counsel to a bidder with respect to its potential acquisition of a 75-year concession of a 190-mile stretch of the Indiana Toll Road (Interstate 90) in Indiana.
Laguna del Sauce Airport
Investment Fund
Private placement of senior secured notes to finance a portion of the costs associated with the concession for the Laguna del Sauce Airport in Punta del Este, Uruguay.
Monorail Project in Dubai
Monorail Manufacturer
Representation of a monorail manufacturer in a bid for the design, construction and operation of a monorail system in the United Arab Emirates in Dubai.
Orient Overseas Terminal Ports
CIBC World Markets and Citigroup Global Markets, Inc.
Proposed $1 billion acquisition financing to a private equity sponsor bidding for the right to purchase four marine terminal ports in New York, New Jersey and British Columbia.
Chicago Parking Garage Concession
Tax advice on a bid to acquire the Chicago Parking Garage Concession.
Texas SH 121
Investment Bank
Possible purchase of an equity interest in Texas State Highway 121.
U.S. Toll Road Report
Preparation of a report and analysis of the U.S. toll road industry.
Locomotive Financing
Financing consisting of a term loan and a commercial bank loan to acquire up to 60 locomotives.
Georgia Airport
$77 million financing for the construction and operation of the international airport in Tbilisi, Georgia and the construction of an expansion of the airport in Batumi, Georgia.
Istanbul Metro
Financing in connection with the Otogar-Bagcilar mass rail transportation project.
Cross-Israel Highway
Newcourt Capital Inc.
$1.35 billion financing of the Cross-Israel Highway, Israel’s first toll road, and the largest privately financed infrastructure project in Israel.
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Related Practice Areas

Private Funds
Project Finance

Related Regions

Latin America
North America
United States

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Douglas M. Fried
New York
+1 (212) 408-5124

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