Upgrading UK transport infrastructure for the 21st century
£600 million Mersey Gateway Bridge project financing.
The 55-year old Silver Jubilee bridge in Cheshire, UK was carrying 10 times its expected capacity and the UK Government prioritised its upgrade.
Macquarie acted as lead equity sponsor, mezzanine debt provider, sole financial adviser and debt arranger, as well as providing interest rate swap and insurance solutions, to support the £600 million project.
First free-flow toll-collection project in the UK, with improved air quality, public transportation, walking and cycling facilities.