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News Mar 29, 2018

Shearman & Sterling Wins 12 IJ Global Awards

Shearman & Sterling was awarded 12 accolades at IJ Global's recent APAC, MENA and Americas annual award ceremonies.

The Project Development & Finance practice received the highest honor in the Middle East and North Africa, winning "Legal Adviser of the Year" for the second year in a row. The team was awarded an additional 11 awards for several deals it has worked on across the globe, including:

  • Asia Pacific Project Bond Deal of the Year: Paiton Energy Refinancing
  • Asia Pacific Power Deal of the Year: Sirajganj 4 Dual Fuel Power Plant
  • Asia Pacific Hydro Deal of the Year: Karot Hydropower Plant
  • Asia Pacific Wind Deal of the Year: Sapphire Wind Farm
  • North America Telecoms Deal of the Year: EdgeConneX Chicago Holdings Data Center
  • Latin America Solar Deal of the Year: Cubico Alten Solar Power Plants
  • Latin America Mining & Metals Deal of the Year: Fruta del Norte Gold Mine
  • North American Project Bond of the Year: Indiana Toll Road Refinancing
  • MENA Power Deal of the Year: Fadhili CHP
  • MENA Solar Deal of the Year: Sweihan PV Project
  • MENA Project Bond Deal of the Year: ACWA IPP (Project Diversity)

Gregory Tan, global head of the firm's Project Development & Finance practice, commented, "We are thrilled to have been entrusted by our clients to advise them on many of the most exciting, innovative and challenging transactions in the market, ranging across the power, infrastructure and mining sectors, and utilizing financing from the full range of agency lenders, commercial banks and bond and alternative investors. It is an honor to receive these awards from IJ Global and to be recognized as a leader in the global project finance market."