Due diligence

Successful return on investments in infrastructure project finance requires a thorough understanding of the risks and complexities entailed by each project. Whether a primary or secondary market deal, we advise our clients on such risks and complexities from both a commercial and technical perspective, enabling informed decision-making for successful infrastructure investment.

Our technical due diligence (TDD) services provide strategic evaluations of the technical risks a company and its equity and debt providers may be exposed to, for and during the design, construction, operation and maintenance of one or more infrastructure assets. With our experience to financial close on several transactions, construction and operation and maintenance monitoring services, as well as in vendor-side and buyer-side TDD mandates, we understand how critical the TDD services are to enable successful transactions.   

Our team is made up of experienced Chartered Civil Engineers, MBAs, industry specialists and other technical specialists with a passion for infrastructure and a thorough understanding of project finance, with its different underlying drivers and constraints of each party. Our technical advisors are uniquely placed to span across the technical and financial worlds, working proactively in collaboration with our clients’ other strategic advisors. They are focused on enabling successful infrastructure investment decision-making by identifying potential upside and downside scenarios related cost and delivering clear and concise reports.

Our TDD services are often provided with our traffic and revenue forecasting services, providing unique synergies to our clients and their process, with a deep understanding on how the varying levels of traffic and heavy traffic may impact on the operation, routine and heavy maintenance of the projects.

How we can help you

Our in-house team provide accurate services to global clients as sponsors’ technical advisor (STA, for the benefits of the equity investors) or lenders’ technical advisor (LTA, for the benefits of the debt providers). Our core offer includes:

  • Sponsors’ technical advisory services
  • Lenders’ technical advisory services
  • Buyer-side technical due diligence
  • Vendor-side technical due diligence
  • Operation and maintenance consultancy services

We are Steer

Yes, you are in the right place. After 40 years, we have changed our name from Steer Davies Gleave to mark our growing international footprint and our expanding portfolio into sectors beyond transport.

Explore our new website to learn more about Steer: who we are, how we work and what our future holds.