KentuckyWired P3 Project Wins Top Award From CDFA

October.23.2015

weKentuckyWired, the innovative P3 project to expand high-speed Internet availability statewide, won the Excellence in Development Finance Project Award from the Council of Development Finance Agencies. The $324 million project, which will add over 3,200 miles of fiber optic cable statewide, is the first U.S. public-private partnership concession executed to fund the construction of a fiber optic network, and it was financed using a unique tax-exempt structure that was designed by Orrick's Tax Group. 
 
Congratulations to our team, which was led by Dan Mathews and Chas Cardall and included Susan Long, Benjamin Bass and Walter Alarkon of the Energy & Infrastructure Group, Sarah Rackoff, Marc Bauer and Jennifer Grew of the Public Finance Group and Wolfram Pohl, George Wolf and Ashley Rodriguez of the Tax Group.