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Lexpert Special Edition on Infrastructure 2019

The Lexpert Special Editions profiles selected Lexpert-ranked lawyers whose focus is in Corporate, Infrastructure, Energy and Litigation law and relevant practices. It also includes feature articles on legal aspects of Canadian business issues.

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12 LEXPERT | 2019 | WWW.LEXPERT.CA PHOTO COURTESY OF THE CANADIAN COUNCIL FOR PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS. WITH AN INTERNATIONALLY recognized model for public-private partnerships and no short- age of projects, the Canadian infrastructure mar- ket is going strong with no signs of abating. Making long-term projects possible is long-term finance and debt. "It's typical that the life insurance companies are engaged in providing long-term debt for these proj- ects … while long-term financing is also made avail- able through institutional investors, private equity and so on," says Mark Romoff, President and CEO of e Canadian Council for Public-Private Part- nerships, from his Toronto office. Public-private partnerships by their nature tend to be long-term, created for infrastructure projects such as public transit and hospitals, and "the pri- vate sector takes on responsibility for designing an asset like a hospital building and arranging for FINANCING LONG-TERM PROJECTS By Elizabeth Raymer FINANCING Canadian infrastructure projects attract international investors, as the market shifts from facilities and roads toward transportation and transit projects

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