Matt Mullarkey is a senior associate in the Project Development & Finance practice and focuses on power, M&A and oil and gas transactions throughout APAC, the Middle East and Africa.
During 2018 and 2019, Matt was seconded to Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) where he worked on a number of upstream oil and gas transactions, including ADNOC’s 2018 inaugural Abu Dhabi licensing block bid round which awarded a number of offshore and onshore exploration blocks covering approximately 30,000km2 to multiple oil majors and IOCs.
Matt previously worked in the Middle East for a Magic Circle firm and in Kigali, Rwanda as a legal advisor to the Attorney General at the Rwandan Ministry of Justice.
- ADNOC on the 2018 inaugural Abu Dhabi licensing block bid round, awarding a number of offshore and onshore exploration blocks covering approximately 30,000km2 to multiple oil majors and IOCs including ENI, PTTEP, Occidental Petroleum, INPEX Corporation and a consortium led by Bharat Petroleum Corporation and Indian Oil Corporation for a value of $820 million
- PETRONAS in respect of the development of its approximately US$28 billion RAPID (Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development) petrochemicals project in Malaysia involving refinery, cracker, and multiple downstream joint venture projects in Malaysia
- ADNOC in respect of a transfer of a 4% ownership interest in ADNOC Onshore and concession rights in the ADNOC Onshore concession by CEFC to ZhenHua
- International Finance Corporation (IFC), along with Singapore-based specialist provider of structured finance solutions, Clifford Capital, and CDC Group plc, the UK government’s development finance institution, as the lenders in connection with the financing of the approximately $412 million, 414MW (gas) / 333MW (fuel oil) greenfield, dual-fuel Sirajganj Independent Power Producer (IPP) power project
- A syndicate of MENA and PRC-based lenders in connection with the development and financing of the 2,400MW Hassyan coal-fired Independent Power Producer (IPP) in Dubai
- International Finance Corporation (IFC), Asian Development Bank (ADB), Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), Export-Import bank of Korea (K-EXIM), Korea Development Bank (KDB), CDC Group PLC (CDC), Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO), PROAPRCO Development Financial Institution (PROPARCO), and The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) in relation to the financing and development of the Upper Trishuli-1 Hydro Power Project in Nepal
- International Finance Corporation (IFC), Asian Development Bank (ADB), Deutsche Investitions-und Entwicklungsgesellschaft (DEG) and Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) in relation to the financing and development of three 50MW wind power plants in Jhimpir, District Thatta, Sindh Province, Pakistan
- Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden N.V. (FMO), CDC Group and United Bank Limited in relation to the financing and development of a 50MW power plant in District Thatta, Sindh Province, Pakistan
- Clifford Capital Pte. Ltd. and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation on the $140 million permanent financing of the Gazipur II 300MW power project in Bangladesh
- CDPQ on its acquisition of 40% interest in CLP India Private Limited (CLP India), a wholly owned subsidiary of CLP Holdings Limited (CLP), for INR26.4 billion (approximately US$365 million)
- England and Wales