Mårten Olsson is counsel in the Capital Markets practice. He represents issuers, investors, placement agents, initial purchasers, underwriters and sponsors in a full range of debt and equity financing transactions, with a focus on offerings of high yield and investment grade debt securities – including LNG and renewable energy project financings in the capital markets.
His experience includes U.S. registered public offerings, U.S. private placement pursuant to Rule 144A and Section 4(a)(2), offerings outside the United States under Regulation S and other financing and capital markets transactions, including debt tender and exchange offers, consent solicitations, U.S. and non-U.S. exchange listings, as well as disclosure and corporate governance advice to U.S. and non-U.S. public company clients.
- FLNG Liquefaction 2 LLC (FLIQ2) and FLNG Liquefaction 3 LLC (FLIQ3), each a subsidiary of Freeport LNG, in connection with their private placements of a total of approximately US$8 billion of investment-grade project bonds pursuant to Rule 144A/Regulation S and Section 4(a)(2)—the proceeds of the issuances were used to refinance a portion of the senior secured loans incurred by FLIQ2 and FLIQ3 to initially finance the development and construction of the second and third liquefaction trains of the multi-train natural gas liquefaction and LNG export facility at Quintana Island near Freeport, Texas
- FLEX Intermediate HoldCo LLC (a Freeport LNG holding company) in connection with its private placement of US$1.25 billion of senior secured notes pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S
- Calpine, in connection with multiple issuances of secured and unsecured notes, in both privately placed and SEC registered transactions, and in connection with the US$1.1 billion green loan financing by its wholly owned subsidiary, Geysers Power Co., LLC, which owns 13 geothermal power plants in California
- Welltec, an international specialist technology partner to the energy industry, in connection with its 144A/Reg S bank/bond financings and related transactions: including its inaugural high yield bond offering, liability management transactions and its recent US$325 million 144A/Regulation S bond offering combined with a multicurrency working capital bank facility
- Nalcor Energy, Muskrat Falls/Labrador Transmission Assets Funding Trust (MF) and Labrador Island Link Funding Trust (LIL) in connection with the issuance of US$1.85 billion aggregate principal amount of MF Bonds and US$1.05 billion aggregate principal amount of LIL Bonds for purposes of financing the construction and operation of the Labrador Island Link transmission line and the related hydroelectric facility
- Morgan Stanley, as lender and administrative agent, in connection with the US$365 million construction loan to finance the construction of Invenergy’s 260MW Blooming Grove wind generation project in Illinois
- Morgan Stanley and MUFG as structuring agents and subsequently the note investors in a 4(a)(2) private placement for the funding of the 620 MW natural gas-fired combined cycle Hilltop power project in Greene County, Pennsylvania
- Goldman Sachs & Co LLC, as global coordinator, initial purchaser and bookrunner, together with BofA Securities, Bradesco BBI, Banco Itau BA and Santander Investment Securities, as bookrunners, in connection with the issuance of US$600 million senior secured notes by Açu Petróleo, the owner of an oil export terminal in Brazil
- Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC in connection with its financing, by way of several private placements of project bonds pursuant to Section 4(a)(2), of the Panda Temple Energy Center in Texas
- Jefferies LLC as the lead placement agent and sole structuring agent, and subsequently investors' counsel representing 20 of the world's largest insurance companies and other institutional investors in connection with the US$1bn+ multi-currency, multi-tranched refinancing of WindMW, the first operational fully privately financed offshore wind farm in Germany, then owned by Blackstone
- CIBC and PNC (as placement agents) and subsequently the note investors on the private placement of US$200 million of SouthWest Water Company's senior notes to fund, among other things, the acquisition of certain additional water and waste water assets