Project Finance

We combine industry knowledge with demonstrated legal skill to efficiently execute for our clients.

Most secured financing transactions and restructurings involve a broad range of issues requiring experience in many areas of law. In response to these complexities, and to provide effective representation to clients, we are able to draw on its vast pool of legal experience in related fields of service, including energy, dispute resolution and litigation, corporate, environmental, public finance, real estate, equipment finance, bankruptcy and tax.

We have significant experience in helping clients navigate the complexities on each phase of a transaction, including:

  • preliminary evaluation and due diligence
  • interfacing with local counsel and host country negotiations
  • drafting, reviewing and negotiating project documents, term sheets, financing agreements and security documents
  • overseeing the disbursement process, including satisfaction of conditions of disbursement
  • advising during operational period

We have assisted clients with structuring and documenting numerous types of financing, including non-recourse and limited-recourse debt, bonds, equity, quasi-equity, mezzanine debt and numerous combinations and variations on the foregoing, together with various forms of credit support. In addition, our lawyers have extensive experience in debt restructuring—both inside and outside of bankruptcy.

Our practice includes lawyers focused on project development, project finance, and mergers and acquisitions in various sectors, including conventional and renewable energy; electrical transmission; oil and gas; pipelines and liquefied natural gas (LNG); public-private partnerships (PPPs); and telecommunications projects. We advise on the development, financing, acquisition, and construction of projects wherever a project takes us.