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Daniel Tyrer

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Linklaters LLP

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Project finance.


Daniel has been advising on oil and gas, power, petrochemical and infrastructure transactions for over 18 years. Within these sectors, Daniel advises on the establishment of joint ventures, acquisitions, project financings, acquisition financings and commodity based financings. Recent transactions of note include:advising ENI on the development of an LNG project in Mozambique, advising the ECAs of the IPCI 2 petrochemical project in Kazakhstan, advising lenders on the financing of an expansion to the CPC oil pipeline, advising IFC, EIB and other DFIs on the project financing of the Khi Solar CSP project in South Africa, advising the ECAs, EBRD and commercial banks on the project financing of the RusVinyl PVC project in Russia, advising the lenders on the hybrid acquisition and project financing of Vopak’s acquisition of the Altamira LNG terminal in Mexico, advising the lenders on the project financing of the Western High Speed Diameter toll road in St Petersburg, advising the lenders on the $1.5bn bridge financing and subsequent project financing (and bridge financing) of the Yuzhno- Russkoye gas project in Siberia, advising Gazprom and Gazpromexport (as shipper)  on the development and financing (backed by commercial lenders and ECAs) of the Nord Stream gas pipeline from Russia to Germany, advising the ECAs and the commercial lenders on the $1.2bn financing of the Sohar oil refinery in the Sultanate of Oman, advising the borrower and sponsors on the development and financing (by commercial lenders and ECAs) of the US$20bn Sakhalin 2 combined oil and gas projects in Russia.


Trained Linklaters; qualified 1997; solicitor and senior associate, Mallesons Stephen Jaques, Australia 1997-2000; managing associate, Linklaters 2000 ‚Äď 2004; partner, London 2004; partner, Moscow (head of CIS Energy group) 2004 ‚Äď 2010; partner, London 2010 to date.


Christ Church, Oxford (1989 BA); The College of Law (LSF honours) (1993); Christ Church Oxford (MA) (1995).

London: Finance

Emerging markets

Within: Leading individuals

Daniel Tyrer - Linklaters LLP

Within: Emerging markets

Linklaters LLP has one of London's most prestigious banking and finance practices and acts for a stellar roster of banks, corporates, funds and governments in their financing, hedging and investment activities. The London practice handles work in Africa, the CEE, China, India, Latin America, the Middle East, Russia, Southeast Asia and Turkey. Banking and debt capital markets are key practice areas, and the firm counts development finance institutions such as African Development Bank and International Finance Corporation among its clients. Among the firm's many standout partners are Ian Andrews who advises sponsors, funders and public bodies on infrastructure financings; projects partner Andrew Jones, who leads the firm's Africa Group; Mirthe Van Kesteren, who leads the emerging markets banking and structured trade finance practice in London and co-heads the firm's CIS desk; and head of the head of the global energy and infrastructure practice Daniel Tyrer. The firm also has strong US securities law capability in Cecil Quillen. Debt specialists Richard Levy and Elaine Keats are also recommended.

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London: Projects, energy and natural resources

Oil and gas

Within: Leading individuals

Daniel Tyrer - Linklaters LLP

Within: Oil and gas

Linklaters LLP is well known for acting for numerous international oil and gas companies and leading lenders and sponsors, including financial institutions, wealth funds and private equity houses, on their M&A, development and financings of oil and gas assets, from exploration blocks to oil storage facilities and refineries. A varied client roster including majors such as Eni, BP, Total, Gazprom, Essar and Rosneft continues to appoint the full-service team, led by Fiona Hobbs and Daniel Tyrer, to advise across the full spectrum of the oil and gas sector. In recent highlights, the group assisted LetterOne Holdings with the $21bn merger of its oil and gas subsidiary DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG with Wintershall Holding GmbH. Ilia Ditiatev has extensive experience in projects in Russia and the CIS.

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Foreign law firms

Within: Foreign law firms

Partners from across Linklaters’ broad office network handle projects in Mozambique, where the firm has a solid track record advising on energy and infrastructure projects. Its advice to the sponsors and affiliate borrowers on the Coral South floating LNG project financing is a case in point; Daniel Tyrer led the advice. Francisco Ferraz de Carvalho heads the firm's Lusophone Africa practice.

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