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1 March 2024

Global (all regions)

Clifford Chance has been named Global Law Firm of the Year at the Infrastructure Investor Awards for the sixth year running. The awards celebrate excellence in the infrastructure space, both globally and regionally across the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Middle East and Africa.

Clifford Chance advised on 100 infrastructure deals in 2023 with an aggregate deal value of $74 billion. Highlights include the DP World UAE port assets transaction, valued at $23 billion and the $20.1 billion Autostrade per l’Italia transaction. Other key deals that the firm worked on included the $10 billion Tsau/Khaeb National Park Green Hydrogen Project; Macquarie’s $2.2 billion landmark equity raise for French battery manufacturer Verkor and Actis and Mainstream Renewable Power’s $1.5 billion sale of Lekela Power. Overall, Clifford Chance was ranked as the most active legal adviser in the asset class by both deal count and deal value.

We also advised on 3 Deals of the Year:

  • Power & Utilities Deal of the Year, Europe – Coriance
  • Deal of the Year, Middle East and Africa – Lekela Power
  • Energy Transition Deal of the Year, Middle East and Africa – Lekela Power