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Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

125 BROAD STREET, NEW YORK 10004-2498, USA
Tel:
Work +1 212 558 4000
Fax:
Fax +1 212 558 3588
Email:
Web:
www.sullcrom.com

Inosi Nyatta

Tel:
Work +1 212 558 4000
Email:
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Work Department

Projects, Capital Markets and Leveraged Finance

Position

Partner since 2011. Advises clients on a broad range of financing transactions including project financings, leveraged financings and capital markets offerings for sponsor, financial institution and corporate clients. Expertise in oil and gas, power, financial, mining, infrastructure, consumer and other sectors in the United States, Europe, Africa, Latin America and elsewhere. Key transactions: Cameron LNG; Corpus Christi LNG; Australia Pacific LNG, Ambatovy Nickel and Cobalt Project; Cerro Verde Project; and the OCP Pipeline.

Languages

Kiswahili

Education

University of Oxford (B.C.L, 2001); NYU School of Law (LL.M, 2000); University of Nairobi, (LL.B, 1998)


United States: Finance

Project finance

Within: Leading lawyers

Inosi Nyatta Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Within: Project finance

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP’s ‘very intuitive’ team of ‘truly outstanding’ ‘industry leaders’ attracts praise for its ‘very high level of service’ and for its ‘professionalism and expertise, which are second to none’. It is particularly strong on the sponsor side; highlights included assisting Cheniere Energy with a $1.25bn bond offering to help repay debts incurred by the financing of a Texas LNG facility and pipeline, and acting for Minera Centinela on the development and financing of a $2.3bn copper, gold and silver project in Chile. Christopher Mann (‘a world-class partner who can communicate effectively on all levels’) has experience in projects in Latin America and Africa; he acted alongside John Estes and the ‘constructive, professionalInosi Nyatta for Minera Escondida on various financings and refinancings in connection with the Escondida copper project in Chile. In addition to its sponsor-side credentials, the department also acts for lenders and investors; highlights for Mann and Neal McKnight included advising Borealis Infrastructure Management, CPPIB and OTTP on their $2.8bn acquisition of Skyway Concession Company, operator of the Chicago Skyway toll road, from affiliates of Cintra and Macquarie. Sergio Galvis advised Sumitomo Metal Mining on its $1bn acquisition of a 13% stake in Arizona’s Morenci copper mine from Freeport Morenci.

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