Tan, Gregory

Gregory Tan


Gregory Tan is the global head of the firm’s Project Development & Finance Group. Touted by clients as “an excellent negotiator” and “the guy you want on your team,” his “business-savvy approach paves the way for the successful closing of any deal.” He is recognized as a leading lawyer in project finance by Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, IFLR 1000, Guide to the World’s Leading Project Lawyers in Project Finance and The International Who’s Who of Project Finance Lawyers. His practice consists of representing financial institutions, funds and corporations in their private financing activities, focusing principally on lenders and sponsors in project development, limited recourse and structured financings and restructurings in the infrastructure and energy industries.

Selected Experience

  • Energy Transfer Partners, MasTec and Carso Energy, as sponsors, in connection with the $1.2 billion project financing related to the development and construction of the Waha-San Elizario and Waha-Presidio natural gas pipeline projects, to carry gas for Mexico’s National Electricity Commission (CFE)
  • Designated lenders’ and underwriters’ counsel in connection with the financing for the $5.7 billion acquisition of ITR Concession Company LLC (ITRCC), concessionaire and operator under a 75-year concession and lease agreement of a 157-mile (253 km) toll road in northern Indiana by IFM Global Infrastructure Fund, as the winning bidder in a bankruptcy auction of ITRCC’s assets. To date, this acquisition is the largest non-recourse project financing for an existing public infrastructure asset. 
  • Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, ING Capital LLC, National Australia Bank Limited, Siemens Financial Services, Inc., SunTrust Bank and Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as joint lead arrangers, in connection with a $300 million senior secured financing relating to the 512 MW electrical generating facility located in Bayonne, New Jersey and an undersea cable interconnecting such facility with ConEd’s Gowanus Substation located in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden N.V. (FMO) and Société de Promotion et de Participation pour la Coopération Economique (PROPARCO) in connection with the $144 million financing for the development of an 80 MW portfolio of four wind projects located in Costa Rica
  • Minera Frisco, S.A.B. de C.V.in connection with a $1.1 billion financing related to its acquisition of AuRicoGold de México, S.A. de C.V.


  • King's College London, LL.M., 1994
  • King's College London, LL.B., 1991, (Hons)


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