Provided by Edward B Koehler
With 28 years residency in Asia with extended stay periods in Hong Kong, the Philippines, Singapore, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, South Korea, Laos, and Indonesia, and nearly 40 years of practice experience in infrastructure development, finance and M&A transactions, Ed advises a wide range of US, European and Asian sponsors, lenders, investors, government enterprises and other project participants in all aspects of the development, acquisition, financing and divestiture of thermal and renewable power projects covering over 20 GW of generating capacity as well as water, telecom and other infrastructure projects, and in over US$20 billion of capital markets, commercial and structured finance transactions in the US, Europe and Asia. Ed also represents domestic and cross-border companies and consortia in joint venture, shareholder, strategic and financial partnering arrangements. His recent notable deals in 2021 included the strategic minority interest acquisition for a major Asian energy listed corporation in a 972 MW cogeneration power plant in New Jersey and a co-investment together with US private equity funds in Apex Clean Energy, a developer of 30 GW clean energy portfolio across the US.
Edward Koehler is highly respected for his extensive experience of Thai and outbound energy projects. He often advises clients on acquisitions in the wind energy and coal sectors overseas. A client says: "Managing partner Edward Koehler is highly capable of advising on M&A contracts, joint venture agreements and shareholder agreements, among other things. He is also very good at contract negotiation and is someone we can rely on."