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Shearman & Sterling

Projects

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What the team is known for

Much-admired projects team in Singapore active on headline power developments in Vietnam. Especially active for major domestic and regional lenders in relation to project finance and development. Continues to uphold its reputation for handling significant international oil and gas deals and projects. Also draws on resources from its offices in Beijing, Seoul and Tokyo, among others, on projects in Vietnam.

Strengths

One client comments: "They are very talented, thorough and always responsive. They are available at all times and help us to come up with innovative structures in Vietnam."

Another source praises the "very dedicated lawyers" within the team.

Work highlights

Acted for Mong Duong Finance on its offering of USD678.5 million notes, and execution of a USD402.7 million loan facility provided by an international syndicate of banks, towards the acquisition of the outstanding project finance loans of AES Mong Duong Power.

Notable practitioners

Ben Shorten is head of the firm's Asia project development and finance practice. Based in Singapore, he continues to be active in representing banks, ECAs and sponsors on high-value power projects.

Singapore-based William McCormack is a leading figure in the project development and financing space across the region and is regularly involved in Vietnam matters. He has solid expertise in gas and coal power plant projects.

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Projects Department

Shearman & Sterling

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Department location

6 Battery Road #25-03

Vietnam

049909

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Vietnam

Projects, Infrastructure & Energy


Ben Shorten
Expertise based abroad in Singapore
William McCormack
Expertise based abroad in Singapore