Private Finance Initiatives (PFI) and Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) have significantly increased in Belgium. Lydian has been at the forefront of this development, assisting government and private clients on several larger and more complex deals.
Our expertise in real estate and environmental matters and in public law, insurance, project finance and private equity means we offer our clients full legal services to support their participation in PPP/PFI projects
We are proficient in setting up project structures, undertaking legal feasibility studies and risk allocation exercises, advising on fiscal, financial, corporate, procurement or real estate optimisations, supporting legal project management, assisting in negotiations with partners, share- and stakeholders, and drafting tender or bid documentation.
We have in-depth knowledge of concessions, joint ventures, public procurement procedures, subsidies, loans and security structures, service level and interface agreements, budget and ESA 2010 regulations.