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What the team is known for

DFDL is a regional group with experience in major renewable energy projects, including hydro, solar, wind and waste power. Additional expertise on coal, as well as rail and airport infrastructure developments. Regularly advising on EPC, O&M and concession agreements, as well as acquisitions. Advises a full range of international and domestic sponsors, lenders and project developers. Notable for its substantial regional practice, leveraging its extensive network to advise on projects in countries such as Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. The IFC, Lao-China Power Investment and TSBP Sekong Power and Mineral are clients.

Strengths

A market source comments on DFDL: "I find them to be incredibly helpful and really responsive. They have a good approach in terms of looking at black-letter law and also providing commercial advice on how to solve issues, which is really helpful to the client."

Work highlights

DFDL assisted B.Grimm Power with the acquisition of projects company Ray Power Supply for the purpose of developing a 30 MW solar power plant in Cambodia.

Notable practitioners

Audray Souche typically represents domestic and international parties in project financing, acquisitions and development in Thailand and the CLMV region. Her expertise includes renewable energy and transport infrastructure projects. One market commentator describes her as "very good," while another notes she is "very helpful" in terms of providing useful advice to clients.

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Overview

DFDL has an outstanding reputation in the development of major energy, mining and infrastructure projects in the Mekong Region, South Asia, the Middle East and beyond. 

We have advised on innovative projects and firsts for the region in project financings and other limited and non-recourse structures, securitizations and other receivables-based financing structures and hybrid structures, including:

  • Power generation projects employing both fossil and non-fossil fuel generation (dual fuel, simple cycle, combined cycle, co-generation plants, wind farms and hydropower) including integrated gas-to-power projects;
  • Concession based projects (such as BOOT/BOO, PPP and other governmental agreements);
  • Oil and gas fields
  • Pipelines and transmission lines
  • FSOs and FPSOs, including all related shipping and handling issues and FSO conversions and related shipping finance;
  • Mine development;
  • Port development;
  • Multilateral and ECA supported financings;
  • Major M&A transactions (including private equity investments), takeovers and IPOs; and
  • Commercial dispute resolution (including international arbitration).


Members

Rueangkul, Kraisorn

Sanguanwong, Walanchathas

Souche, Audray

Projects & Energy

DFDL

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Location

No. 3, Rajanakarn Building

AA Floor, South Sathorn Road

Yannawa Sub-District, Sathorn District

Bangkok

Bangkok

Thailand

10120

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Thailand

Projects & Energy


Audray Souche
Band 3