S&B USA Concessions

Shikun & Binui USA Concessions (S&B USA Concessions) specializes in developing, financing and operating large-scale infrastructure projects under P3 contracts and other concession business. We combine our professional capabilities developing, constructing, and operating sizable infrastructure projects with its financing ability and in-depth familiarity with risk-management in the public sector. This combination is what makes Shikun & Binui a P3 leader on a global scale and able to compete in the U.S. market. 

Shikun & Binui has 30 years of P3 experience, including more than 30 mega P3 projects around the globe. 

 

Leadership

AvnerYael Avner
Deputy Head of U.S. Concessions

Yael has broad business development experience within the infrastructure, construction and P3 sectors leading bids in the U.S. and Israel. She specializes in structuring commercial, legal, financial proposals and investment of equity for P3 projects. Since joining S&B in 2015, she has been involved in S&B's pursuits , including the financial close for the $1.1 billion SH-288 Managed Lanes project in Houston, TX, securing a TIFIA Loan and PABs issuance. Previously, Yael worked for 15 years as an attorney in Israel, specializing in commercial real-estate and securities. Yael holds an executive LL.M., from the Tel Aviv University in collaboration with University of California, Berkeley (magna cum laude) and a Bachelor of Law (LL.B) from the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC), Israel.

Lahitou 1Lucas Lahitou
Managing Director of Business Development

Lucas is an experienced investment manager specializing in development, structuring and execution of infrastructure investments across international markets, including the U.S., Canada and Latin America. He is leading Business Development for U.S. efforts in concessions for P3 projects while also serving on the Board of Perimetral Oriental de Bogotá S.A.S, the concessionaire and operator of S&B’s P3 project in Colombia. Lucas graduated from the University of Texas with a MS in Transportation Engineering and Escuela Superior Tecnica del Ejercito with a Civil Engineering degree.

HeadonSam Headon
Managing Director of Business Development

Sam has over 15 years of experience in global construction and project finance transactions. Sam is responsible for business development for our U.S. efforts in concessions for P3 infrastructure projects. Sam has a JSM in Law and Finance from Stanford University and a BA in Law from Australian National University.

 

TolidanoEran Tolidano
CFO of Blue Ridge Transportation Group (BTG)

Eran has over 20 years of experience as a CFO, specializing in large scale P3 projects with complex financing strategies. He is currently serving as the CFO of BTG, the concessionaire for the SH288 Express Toll Lanes P3 project. Eran has a Finance Degree from Haifa University.