TA Europe is proud to announce that Mercedes Martín is on board as new Partner to provide bespoke LTA services from our future office location in Madrid. Mercedes has performed the LTA role throughout Europe and Latin America and she has gained experience being part of several concession projects at all their stages, including brownfield … Read more
TA Europe is one of the leading providers of technical advisory services for PPP transport infrastructure projects, serving lenders and investors, bidders and sponsors in highway, bridge and tunnel projects.
With 14 years’ experience in more than 30 transport commissions all over the world, our team has generated the special capability to translate complex technical solutions to financial institutions and support a trustful relationship between SPVs and banks.
Our team is comprising experienced experts who have built a strong reputation for meeting the needs of our clients, delivering technical advice in the following fields:
- Lenders’ Technical Advisor in public-private partnership (PPP) projects;
- Technical Due Diligence in the refinancing of projects, transaction of projects or equity shares on the secondary market;
- Technical Advisor for the assessment and optimisation of lifecycle costs, operation and maintenance procedures;
- value engineering and risk assessments in any field of transport infrastructure assets.
Our reputation is based on our fast understanding of technical, environmental, commercial and social issues and our approach is always to review the technical and operational solution by means of highly experienced professionals and well-known market players. Potential risks will be compared to usual risks and challenges in the construction industry and discussed with the experts of the bid team. As a result, we are able to combine our technical expertise with strategic and economic analysis, which allows us to understand complex technical scopes and solutions and translate them into bankable reports.
Our target is always to provide the financial institutions with sufficient comfort that the provided solution meets their financing conditions and does not bear unacceptable risks.In Germany, over the past decade, TA Europe was involved in all German Highway A-Models, successfully reaching financial close for the A7.1 and A7.2 projects, and being Lenders Technical Advisor in the operation phase of the A9 A-Model project.
Throughout Europe, TA Europe has been involved in various infrastructure projects. In Austria, we are Lenders’ Technical Advisor on the A5 Ostregion project, which has been monitored during the construction phase and was advised by our team during the refinancing phase as well as the transaction phase of equity shares on the secondary market.
Our team members have also references as Technical Advisors from projects in the UK, Russia, the Netherlands, Ireland and the Czech Republic. On the secondary market, we have advised infrastructure funds in the acquisition of projects in the UK, Norway and Germany.
In respect of the upcoming European infrastructure projects, again Germany will be one of the key markets with predominantly brownfield projects but also two greenfield projects. Next the A-Model A10/A24 near Berlin will start with BAFO stage and achieve Financial Close end of 2017, the A3 in northern Bavaria will be tendered in Q3 2017. … Read more
Minister Torsten Albig inaugurated the 6.5km long six-lane section of the A-7 between Neumünster north and the Bordesholmer triangle in Schleswig-Holstein. By the end of 2018, the entire 65 km long route, which is divided into a total of eight sub-sections, is to be expanded from the Hamburg-Nordwest motorway triangle to the Bordesholmer triangle on … Read more
Technical advisors in Norway will face a demanding challenge in the upcoming motorway projects in Norway. The Norwegian Public Roads Administration (“Statens vegvesen”) will procure three projects as availability-based public-private partnerships with investment volumes between €500m to €1bn. Given the modest pipeline in European infrastructure projects at the moment, fierce competition among sponsors, investors, lenders and … Read more