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Singapore: Energy

Energy – Foreign firms
Energy – Foreign firms - ranked: tier 4

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP's Singapore office is making considerable headway in LNG to power projects and LNG-sector transactions. The Singapore team works closely with colleagues in Beijing, Houston, London and the Middle East. The sponsor-oriented practice acts for clients including Valero Energy, CKR Resources and JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation, as well as investors such as HOPU Investments and Tellurian Investments. Japanese and Korean clients are a real forte for the department, which is also developing its Chinese client base. Michael Joyce is 'very energetic and reliable', 'an excellent energy lawyer', notably in oil and gas (including LNG) and power. Paul Greening also has an impressive record in LNG project development and oil and gas transactions.

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Singapore: Investment funds

Investment funds – Foreign firms
Investment funds – Foreign firms - ranked: tier 2

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

As part of the firm’s global investment management group, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP's team has expertise across Asia and beyond. It counts institutional asset managers, private equity fund managers and sovereign wealth funds among its clients. Robert Griffin, who heads the practice, has expertise in private equity, hedge and other alternative investment funds, including in the areas of real estate, distressed debt, emerging markets and venture capital. Divya Thakur specialises in emerging markets and has a focus on developing the team's India practice. Benoit Champon has left the firm.

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Singapore: Projects and energy

Projects and energy – Foreign firms
Projects and energy – Foreign firms - ranked: tier 4

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has a lean presence in Singapore, where the team works closely with other offices in the international network, most notably in LNG development, coal and mining projects. Michael Joyce and Paul Greening provide senior level expertise in a multitude of sectors, though most notably in LNG projects in Southeast Asia and beyond. Clients include Hopu Investments, Valero Energy Corporation, CKR Resources, and BW Maritime. Jointly with colleagues in Washington DC, the team advised Zoetic Energy on the development of a 100MW project at Ghana’s Akosombo Dam on Lake Volta, including a 20-year power purchase agreement with the electricity company of Ghana.

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