Projects and Infrastructure News
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has made a rare lateral hire in London with the addition of Shearman & Sterling finance partner Tim Pick.
Houston-based Bracewell & Giuliani has moved to expand its London office with the hire of two energy lawyers including Simmons & Simmons partner Julian Nichol.
Clifford Chance has advised private equity outfit the Carlyle Group on its $210m (£132m) investment in Tanzania-based agricultural company Export Trading Group (ETG), with Linklaters and South African firm Webber Wentzel also acting for investors.
Baker & McKenzie and CMS Cameron McKenna are among five firms to have advised as Copenhagen Airports agrees to sell a 49 per cent share in NIAL Group, the parent company of Newcastle International Airport, to a fund managed by Australia’s AMP Capital.
Clifford Chance, Paul Hastings and White & Case have led on the signing of a €750m (£600m) loan to finance the construction of a 450MW lignite-fired power plant and related lignite mine and limestone quarries project in Tufanbeyli in Turkey.
Projects and Infrastructure Analysis
Clifford Chance again tops the global project finance rankings by deal value. It’s been a pretty rotten time for the sector, but events such as the Arab Spring are giving things a push
As the authorities probe the bond dealings of JSC BTA Bank’s ex-chairman, Catherine Newman QC highlights some legal aspects of the saga that appear to add up to a near-reversal of the burden of proof
Renewable energy initiatives have come under threat in Europe as governments renege on incentive schemes. Simon Currie and Tim Baines examine the likely impact on existing and proposed green initiatives
With the closure of coal-powered energy stations, the proposed private sector-funded nuclear alternatives will be vital to meet the UK’s needs. But as Hamish Lal reports, the builds could be seriously delayed due to a lack of clarity on the part of the Government
Europe’s largest waste PFI has seen Addleshaws strike up relationships with new clients.