Projects & Construction Quarterly Bulletin (July 2020)
Our global project finance team advises on the development and financing of critical and complex energy, utilities and infrastructure projects. We have a strong track record of negotiating and closing unique and first of kind deals for clients. We work across the full spectrum of infrastructure sectors including oil and gas, utilities, transportation, social infrastructure and telecommunications. We assist the whole range of market participants on each stage of a project finance transaction, including hosts, project companies, sponsors, investors, lenders, contractors and suppliers.
With energy and infrastructure spending high on the global agenda, demand for financing options in both developing and emerging economies is increasing. With a variety of finance options available and changing global trends, we are up to date with current practice around the world as the market evolves.
Our projects, finance, and construction lawyers have the knowledge and technical experience to understand the pressures and challenges that financing and structuring complex projects entails. We use our global capabilities and local insights throughout our network to deliver seamlessly the highest level of service on projects.
Advising on multiple financing facilities for infrastructure development of operations in Burundi and Zimbabwe, including facilities provided or backed by development banks, suppliers, export credit agencies and commercial lenders
Advising on the negotiation of the USD 230 million project financing, EPC construction, port use and plant facilities in the Suez Industrial Free Zone
Advising H2Omes on their contract to provide 60,000 fabricated homes designed, constructed and installed in Gabon. The contract is worth GBP 665 million over a 10 year period.
Advising the lenders, African Development Bank, in relation to the project financing of a hospital project (Horizons Clinic) in Gambia
Advising on the high profile, USD 20 billion Simandou South iron ore mining project. This project is one of the world’s largest untapped high quality iron ore deposits and the project includes the construction of a 700km railway and the development of a deep water port to the south of Conakry...
Advising African Development Bank on a EUR 47 million investment for the Dakar Port Project, Senegal
Drafting and advising on the construction of a power station in Sierra Leone on FIDIC Silver Book amended standard form
Advising on the Mtwara electricity project including the sustainable development and financing of Mnazi Bay natural gas reserves and the construction of a power station and electricity supply infrastructure
Advising on the project financing and construction documents for the Singoli Bhatwari Hydro Power Project in Uttarakhand
Drafting and advising on the engineering contract for a large power station in Bosnia based on the FIDIC Silver Book standard form
Providing contractual advice and assistance in relation to the construction of the OL3 nuclear power plant in Finland.
Head of Banking & Finance for Greater China