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Germany: Banking and finance

Project finance

Within: Project finance

Norton Rose Fulbright continues its ‘strong’ project finance practice and primarily acts on the lenders’ side in projects in the infrastructure and energy sectors. A highlight was advising an international banking syndicate with the participation of EIB and KfW on the €950m refinancing of the 288 MW Butendiek offshore wind project under the lead of Dirk Trautmann. He also assisted the financing banks with the A7 II highway PPP project in Lower Saxony and continues to act for KfW IPEX-Bank and an international banking syndicate regarding the financing of Nordergründe offshore wind farm. Timo Noftz is also recommended.

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Germany: Industry focus


Within: Energy

Following the addition of Gerd Stuhlmacher from E.ON Global Commodities in March 2017, Norton Rose Fulbright now also offers compliance, contract and commercial law assistance in the energy sector. Practice head Klaus Bader’s highlights include advising GE Capital/Coriolis on an equity investment in offshore wind farm Merkur and assisting Energie 360° and its subsidiary Smart Energy Innovationsfonds with a minority investment in energy storage developers VoltStorage and Luftmeister, which has developed the first air energy meter. Financing experts Dirk Trautmann, in Munich, and Timo Noftz, in Hamburg, advised an international consortium of banks on the €950m refinancing of offshore wind farm Butendiek. Of counsel Felix Dinger gained Senvion as a new client, assisting the company with a turbine supply contract and in procurement matters pertaining to wind farm Trianel Borkum II.

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Germany: Transport

Maritime and shipping

Within: Maritime and shipping

Having impressive international reach, Norton Rose Fulbright provides advice on all aspects of the maritime industry including maritime and shipping law. With specialist expertise in handling cargo damage matters, of counsel Axel Boës acted for AlfaStrakhovanie in several arbitration proceedings pertaining to P&I insurance covers. German shipping practice head and ship financing expert Timo Noftz advised a German financial institution on the refinancing and sale of a charted fleet.

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