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Clifford Chance

1 RUE D'ASTORG, 75008 PARIS, FRANCE
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Work +33 1 44 05 52 52
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Anthony Giustini

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Work +33 1 4405 5926
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Clifford Chance

Work Department

Banking & Finance

Position

Anthony Giustini specialises mainly on project development and finance transactions in the oil and gas, petrochemical, power projects, mining and infrastructure sectors, in markets throughout the world. Anthony is particularly experienced in Africa-related matters and is the Regional Managing Partner for Africa.

Education

Princeton University (AB) 1981
Harvard Law School (JD) 1984
European University Institute (LLM) 1985
Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in New York 1985
Admitted as an attorney-at-law in Washington DC 1988
Admitted as an avocat in Paris 1990


France

Project finance

Within: Project finance

Clifford Chance's state-of-the-art public law, project finance and M&A infrastructure capabilities make the firm an infrastructure and energy project leader in France, in Africa and other parts of the world. The practice is currently advising on many of France's largest rail, motorway, broadband network and renewable projects. Highlights included assisting Eiffage Concessions with its tender bid for the RCEA motorway project tender, and EDF EN with the floating offshore wind test project. The firm is also involved in large-scale LNG, gas power, geothermal and hydro projects, mostly in Africa but also in other diverse jurisdictions including Georgia and Indonesia. It is assisting the government of Ethiopia with a 500MW geothermal project. The group is also advising on strategic new pipeline projects and on major infrastructure projects in Turkey including assisting a group of lenders with the Bursa health campus project. The 27-lawyer team is made up of high-profile figures including Anthony Giustini, Nikolaï Eatwell, Daniel Zerbib, Richard Tomlinson, Delphine Siino Courtin and public law expert David Préat. Benjamin de Blegiers joined Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in April 2019.

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France: Industry focus

Industry focus: energy

Within: Industry focus: energy

Combining first-class public law, project, finance and M&A expertise, Clifford Chance has impressive capabilities that are difficult to match. In France, the firm is advising sponsors on the country's largest offshore wind projects, and also advised on major gas, heat and renewables infrastructure M&A transactions. It assisted Cube Infrastructures with the disposals of district heating supplier Idex and Taranis. The practice is equally strong in the oil and gas and power sectors at international level, often acting for lenders and also for sponsors. It is advising on large-scale LNG, gas power, geothermal and hydro projects, primarily in Africa but also in other jurisdictions including Georgia and Indonesia. Highlights included assisting Sace with the financing of the Coral Floating LNG project in Mozambique, as well as Cacib with the financing of the Muara Tawar gas-fired power plant in Indonesia, and the government of Ethiopia with a 500MW geothermal project. The group also advises on highly strategic new pipeline projects. Key names include David Préat, Laurent Schoenstein, Benjamin De Blegiers, Anthony Giustini, Nikolaï Eatwell, Delphine Siino Courtin, Richard Tomlinson and Daniel Zerbib. Benjamin de Blégiers is now with Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP.

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