Sam Tye is a partner in the corporate department and a member of the projects and infrastructure team at Fladgate.
He has been involved in a broad range of private company work including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and shareholder arrangements, corporate finance and debt finance across a range of sectors but with a particular focus on projects and infrastructure, renewables, project finance and corporate real estate.
Sam has acted on a broad range of acquisitions and disposals in the renewables, projects and infrastructure sectors. He has also provided corporate and project finance advice in connection with issues that have arisen on projects and infrastructure assets during the construction and operational phases including variations to project finance documentation, the termination of projects and defaults occurring under project finance documentation.
He has significant experience in advising on the disposal and acquisition of, and investment (including by way of joint ventures) in, commercial real estate assets held in corporate structures particularly where there is a development aspect or a complex corporate structure.
Sam acts for a mix of institutional and entrepreneurial clients. In the renewables, projects and infrastructure sectors Sam has advised the John Laing Group and Equitix, amongst others.
He recently advised Equitix on its acquisition of five UK PFI assets from a Foresight Group VCT fund. The acquired portfolio included healthcare facilities comprising Bishop Auckland Hospital, Lochgilphead Community Hospital and the Local Forensic Psychiatry Unit at Stobhill Hospital, as well as two educational assets in Stirling Schools and Sandwell Schools.
Sam qualified in 2009 and joined Fladgate in 2011.