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Jeffrey Greenberg

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Jeff Greenberg is the Managing Partner of Latham & Watkins’ Los Angeles Office. He is a former member of the firm’s Executive Committee and was formerly Vice Chair of the US Finance Department. Mr. Greenberg represents financial institutions and private equity sponsors, as well as public and private companies, in connection with all phases of the development and financing of power (including gas, coal, wind, solar, landfill gas, biomass and geothermal-fired power plants), oil refinery, ethanol, telecommunications, petrochemicals, fertilizer and other infrastructure projects. Mr. Greenberg's experience includes the structuring and negotiation of financing arrangements, project contracts, secured commodity hedge agreements, and extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions of power plants.

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Finance Partner

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United States: Finance

Project finance

Within: Leading individuals: Project finance

Jeffrey Greenberg - Latham & Watkins LLP

Within: Project finance

Latham & Watkins LLP stands out for its ‘excellent expertise’ across sponsor and lender-side mandates; the team 'understands client objectives and risk tolerances' and is 'solutions-driven'. Jonathan Rod, who co-chairs the project development and finance practice with New York and Washington DC-based David Penna (his 'client attention is unparalleled'), led advice for Brookfield Energy Marketing on the €96.4m financing for the Cerro Dominador project, a 110MW photovoltaic plant and a solar plant located in Santiago, Chile. Rod also advised Dominion Energy and Dominion Energy Cove Point LNG on the $3bn project financing in connection with the Cove Point LNG export terminal in Maryland, and Antonio Del Pino and Penna advised La Caisse de dĂ©pĂŽt et placement du QuĂ©bec (CDPQ) and CKD Infraestructura MĂ©xico (CKD IM) on the $1.4bn pending acquisition of 80% of a portfolio of eight wind and solar assets owned by Enel Green Power. Los Angeles-based Jeffrey Greenberg, counsel Kelly Thomason Self and Omar Nazif in San Diego are also recommended, as are Matthew Henegar, Warren Lilien, Veronica Relea and Eli Katz. Amy Maloney joined Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP in October 2018. All named individuals are based in New York unless stated otherwise.

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United States: Industry focus

Energy: transactions: conventional power

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Jeffrey Greenberg - Latham & Watkins LLP

Within: Energy: transactions: conventional power

Latham & Watkins LLP’s global power industry group is jointly headed by New York-based David Kurzweil and Washington DC-based David Schwartz. The team advises developers, sponsors, financing entities, governments and export credit agencies on the full spectrum of issues in the conventional power industry, including commercial transactions, secured lending, corporate finance and project development. In one standout matter, Kurzweil and Los Angeles-based managing partner Jeffrey Greenberg led a multidisciplinary team that acted for Energy Capital Partners, as shareholders, in connection with Vistra Energy’s $1.7bn all-stock acquisition of Dynegy. Other recommended practitioners in the New York office include Paul Kukish and Edward Sonnenschein, who focus on M&A and joint ventures, and Matthew Henegar, who specializes in project finance. Barclays, Citigroup Global Markets and Sempra Energy are also key clients.

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