As a proven leader in public-private partnerships (P3s), we are at the forefront in helping clients prudently facilitate the groundbreaking investment of private sector capital in public sector infrastructure.
Serving both public and private sector clients, our P3 advisory team members have been the catalysts and financial advisors for some of the most innovative and noteworthy public infrastructure long-term transactions in the United States.
Our P3 advisory services include:
- Financial feasibility and valuation analysis
- Due diligence
- Transaction structuring
- Management of the request for proposal and bidding process
- Negotiation of long-term concession terms and transaction documents
- Strategic financial advice and proposal evaluation
- Arranging debt and equity financing
- Transition management
- Post-closing assistance
In addition to the business and financial aspects of P3 transactions, we focus on helping our clients understand and manage the political risks and stakeholder interests associated with the P3 arena. This comprehensive, client-focused approach has allowed our clients to capitalize on tremendous opportunities amid challenging environments.
William Blair recently served as Lead Financial Advisor to the Chicago Transit Authority in connection with the solicitation and evaluation of proposals for a first-of-its-kind Open Fare Payment Collection System. Read overview (PDF).