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United States: Finance

Project finance

Within: Project finance

The New York-based Arthur Scavone heads the team at White & Case LLP, which acts for lenders and sponsors on a wide variety of projects, including renewable and infrastructure projects, though oil and gas and conventional power are particular strengths. New York-based oil and gas specialist Jason Webber advised the lenders to Magnolia LNG on the financing of the development of the Magnolia LNG Project, a liquefaction and export terminal in Louisiana. On the sponsor side, Webber and the Washington DC-based Sean Johnson advised FLNG Liquefaction 2 on its issuance of $1.25bn-worth of senior notes to help repay the $4bn debt incurred by the financing of Freeport LNG’s multi-train natural gas liquefactions and export facility. Conventional power expert Elena Millerman, who is based in New York, advised Beal Bank USA and Jefferies on their $360m loan to Panda Sherman Power to refinance the Panda Sherman Energy Center in Texas. In January 2017, Raymond Azar and Jane Rueger made partner in New York and Washington DC, respectively; Azar acted alongside Nandan Nelivigi for a group of borrowers including Calpine Corporation on the refinancing of two cogeneration facilities in Texas and Alabama. Marius Griskonis is also recommended.

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United States: Industry focus

Energy transactions: conventional power

Within: Energy transactions: conventional power

Arthur Scavone and Miami-based Christian Hansen lead White & Case LLP’s team, which handles M&A, acquisition finance and project finance. John Reiss and Washington DC-based Daniel Hagan and counsel Jane Rueger advised Fortis on its $11.3bn purchase of ITC Holdings, while ‘superstar’ Elena Millerman acted for Beal Bank USA and Jefferies in a $360m loan to Panda Sherman Power to refinance its 758MW energy centre in Sherman, Texas. ‘Very hands-on, practical’ energy M&A expert Michael Shenberg is ‘deeply experienced’. Named attorneys are based in New York except where indicated otherwise.

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