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Asia-Pacific 2022
Japan Projects & Energy: International
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Shearman & Sterling has an unrivalled track record advising on a number of complex, innovative and significant project development and project finance transactions counseling all types of clients, including lenders, sponsors, project companies, private commercial and investment banks, placement agents, underwriters, export credit agencies, multilateral lending institutions, PRI providers, suppliers, contractors, off-take purchasers and advisors. Utilizing a multidisciplinary approach, our projects lawyers work together with lawyers from our Bank Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets Groups, and other essential corporate law disciplines, to provide our clients with integrated counsel on all aspects of their most important business objectives.

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Projects & Energy: International - Japan
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What the team is known for

Shearman & Sterling's team of lawyers in Japan has solid experience advising on global projects, working in close collaboration with other offices in Asia to provide extensive cross-border service. Has particular expertise advising on financing and development of renewable energy projects. Also active on gas turbine and LNG-to-power projects. Additionally handles a range of transactions in the energy sector, including investments and M&A.

Strengths

One client describes Shearman & Sterling's performance as "top level and excellent."

Another interviewee comments: "Shearman & Sterling is strong and famous in the market for financing work domestically and internationally, as well as banking law and regulations."

Work highlights

Shearman & Sterling acted for Canada Pension Plan Investment Board on its acquisition of Pattern Energy.

Notable practitioners

Etienne Gelencsér is a partner in Tokyo who is highly active in the energy sector and offers impressive experience on investments and M&A transactions, as well as financing mandates. One client appreciates that "he understands the issues very well and is experienced and clear in terms of strategy."

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