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News Mar 22, 2016

Shearman & Sterling Awarded Nine IJGlobal Awards for Global Project Development & Finance Practice

Shearman & Sterling’s global Project Development & Finance practice has received nine awards at IJGlobal magazine’s recent Europe, APAC, MENA and Americas annual award ceremonies.

The team received highest honors at the award ceremony in Asia, winning Asia Pacific Legal Team of the Year 2015. In addition, the firm’s global Project Development & Finance practice was awarded eight further awards for deals worked on across the world:

  • APAC Hydro Power Deal of the Year – The Gulpur Hydro Power Project in Pakistan  
  • APAC Ports Deal of the Year – Indonesian Port operator Pelabuhan Indonesia II $1.6 billion senior notes
  • MENA Power Deal of the Year - Salalah 2 independent power project in the Dhofar region of Oman
  • MENA Refinancing Deal of the Year – The Dolphin Energy Gas pipeline refinancing
  • MENA Solar Deal of the Year – The 200MW Saih al Dahal solar power project in Dubai
  • Europe Social Infrastructure Deal of the Year – Wembley Stadium $300 million refinancing
  • North America M&A Deal of the Year - Indiana Toll Road Acquisition
  • North America Oil & Gas Deal of the Year - Waha Presidio & San Elizario Gas Pipelines

Bill McCormack, head of Shearman & Sterling’s Global Project Development & Finance team, said: “To be recognized by IJGlobal in each of its award ceremonies across the globe is a great honor and a real testament to the strength of our highly integrated global team.  It is incredibly rewarding to see so many of our clients’ challenging and complex projects acknowledged, these are exactly the type of projects on which our lawyers thrive.”

Shearman & Sterling’s Project Development & Finance Group advises 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. Operating from major business centres in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, our team’s lawyers are knowledgeable in a wide spectrum of corporate practice and provide clients with world-leading project development and finance capability under New York and English law.