Project Development & Finance

From port facilities in North America to toll roads in France, from gold mines in Chile and LNG facilities in Egypt to petrochemical plants in China, we advise on important infrastructure projects in every corner of the world. Formulating sophisticated solutions to issues that arise in connection with projects in all major industries is a hallmark of the Project Development & Finance team.

Operating from major business centers in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, our lawyers are knowledgeable in a wide spectrum of corporate practices. One of our strongest advantages is our ability to provide clients with world-leading project development and finance capability under New York and English law. We are aligned to provide complete flexibility within one firm as to governing law and financing markets. We are also one of the few law firms with the necessary stature and credibility in the New York, London and Asian markets in this area, and with a Project Finance team that has the resources to carry out transactions in the Americas, the European, Middle Eastern, and African regions, and Asia. In addition, we have the capability to access the facilities of the other offices in our international network, which can provide German and French law capabilities as required. We advise on:

  • Initial development and financing of a project.
  • Restructuring and refinancing of projects. Our debt restructuring team is among the most experienced around the globe.
  • Project mergers, acquisitions, and dispositions. Our renowned M&A team advises both buyers and sellers of individual projects and project companies.
  • Sovereign and project restructurings, political risk insurance, and other novel split-risk arrangements, as well as experience with export credit agencies and multilateral lending institutions.
  • Dispute resolution as it relates to projects. We are recognized leaders in international arbitration and dispute resolution, with leading practices in Asia, Europe and the Americas.

We have a long and distinguished record of counseling all types of clients, including sponsors, project companies, lenders, private commercial and investment banks, placement agents, underwriters, export credit agencies, multilateral lending institutions, suppliers, contractors, off-take purchasers and advisors. With our multinational experience and multilingual abilities, we meet the demands of the most complicated transactions anywhere in the world.


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