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  • 30 September 2013
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Pinsent Masons has advised London Array, a joint venture between DONG Energy, E.ON and Masdar, on the £459 million disposal of the offshore wind farm’s transmission assets to Blue Transmission London Array Limited – a consortium comprising Barclays Infrastructure Funds Management Limited and Diamond UK Transmission Corporation (a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation) – […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    International law firm Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has come joint first by deal count with Allen & Overy in Inspiratia’s Global Q3 2016 Infrastructure and Renewables Legal Adviser Rankings. The firm came third by transaction volume, behind Allen & Overy and Linklaters, having advised on circa USD 4.4 billion of closed deals within the […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, R&D

    The Crown Estate has awarded the legal mandate to advise its Energy, Minerals and Infrastructure businesses to Hogan Lovells International LLP and Bond Dickinson LLP.

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    International law firm Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) advised Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) on the acquisition of 100% of OffshoreMW, which holds a 675km² offshore wind energy lease off the coast of Massachusetts.  Outside the US, CIP already owns stakes in two offshore wind farms – the 588MW Beatrice in the UK and the 402MW Veja Mate in Germany, with […]

  • 23 November 2012

    Watson, Farley & Williams (WFW), a leading international law firm, has announced that it advised DONG Energy on the sale of the transmission system assets relating to the Walney 2 offshore wind farm project to Blue Transmission Walney 2 Limited for approximately £110 million. Financial close occurred on 26 September 2012, with asset transfer and […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    International law firm Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has advised institutional investors on GBP 1.3 billion investment-grade bond acquisition of a 50% stake in Ørsted’s 659MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm.

  • 3 December 2012

    Steven Brooker, a member of the Health & Safety Lawyers’ Association from Bond Pearce law firm, will speak at this week’s Offshore Wind Health and Safety summit in Copenhagen, where he will touch upon the risks within the complex offshore wind supply chain arrangements and advise on lessons learned from oil and gas sector. Mr. […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has advised on the project financing of the Changfang and Xidao offshore wind projects in Taiwan.

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the recent news that Centerbridge Partners LP, USA had bought 100% stake in Senvion SE, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Suzlon Group, MAKE Consulting (MAKE) informed that it acted as a commercial due diligence advisor to Centerbridge Partners LP. The EUR 1 billion worth transaction, which is subject to anti-trust clearance, is planned to […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Slaughter and May advised DONG Energy on its proposed disposal of a 50% interest in the 210MW Westermost Rough offshore wind farm to a joint venture established between Marubeni Corporation and UK Green Investment Bank plc.  The law firm also advised the energy company on the terms of certain related financing, construction management, operations and […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Law firm White & Case LLP has advised the export credit agencies (ECAs) and the syndicate of commercial banks on the financing of the Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan. A financing group comprising 19 banks and three ECAs from Denmark (EKF), Germany (Euler Hermes) and the Netherlands (Atradius) closed the EUR 2.7 billion (NTD […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    London-headquartered law firm Linklaters has advised SSE Renewables, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and SDIC Power on the construction and financing of the GBP 2.6 billion Beatrice offshore wind farm. Linklaters advised on all aspects of the project, including on the GBP 1.9 billion debt financing, which involved 13 commercial lenders, the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Danish export […]

  • 15 August 2016

    International law firm Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has advised Erste Nordsee-Offshore-Holding GmbH, a joint subsidiary of STRABAG SE and, indirectly, Etanax GmbH, on the legal and tax aspects of the Global Tech II sale to Vattenfall. Malte Jordan, who led WFW’s Hamburg team that advised on the project’s sale, said: “We are delighted to have advised STRABAG on another […]

  • 5 March 2015

    The project company OWP Nordergründe GmbH & Co. KG, managed by wpd AG, has concluded all substantial supply and construction contracts for the Offshore Wind Farm Nordergründe. The wind farm, located in the German North Sea, will be built and put into operation in 2016. The law firm Blanke Meier Evers has advised the project company with […]

  • 29 September 2011
    Grid Connection

      Linklaters has advised on each of the first three offshore transmission projects in the UK market to reach financial close, reinforcing the firm’s market-leading reputation in the renewables and wider energy sector. Linklaters advised a consortium of Transmission Capital Limited, Amber Infrastructure and International Public Partnerships (together, Transmission Capital Partners) in relation to the […]

  • 31 March 2015

    Wave Energy Scotland is seeking expressions of interest from appropriately qualified and experienced industry representatives to join its independent Advisory Group. The Advisory Group will play a critical role in supporting Wave Energy Scotland meet its objectives, and to support wider Scottish efforts to develop the wave energy sector into one which plays an important […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Amsterdam Capital Partners (Amscap) has acted as an adviser to Merkur Offshore GmbH on arranging the EUR 1.6 billion financing for the 396MW Merkur Offshore wind project, which confirmed financial close today. Michael van der Heijden, Managing Director of Amscap, said: “Merkur is another record breaking transaction in the offshore wind sector, and Amscap is very proud […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Following the UK Government’s consent given for Forewind’s Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the North Sea, law firm Eversheds has announced that it successfully advised the Forewind consortium on the largest renewable energy development ever to receive planning consent in the UK. The consent is the result of more than four years of comprehensive assessments, […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    A private equity arm of the Egyptian investment bank EFG Hermes has acquired a 49% stake in EDP Renewables France for EUR 160 million. EDP Renewables France is a subsidiary of EDPR (Energias de Portugal Renovaveis) and has a portfolio of 33 operational wind farms with a combined capacity of 334 MW that it will continue to […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Linklaters advised a consortium of Transmission Investment LLP, Amber Infrastructure and International Public Partnerships (together, Transmission Capital Partners) in relation to the acquisition and financing by the European Investment Bank of the offshore transmission assets connecting the 270MW Lincs wind farm to the onshore distribution network. The £307 million transmission link is the fifth offshore […]

  • 28 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Hogan Lovells advised the bank lenders to the Blue Transmission consortium of Macquarie Capital Group Limited and Barclays Integrated Infrastructure Fund on the consortium’s successful bid to acquire and operate the transmission link to the Walney 2 offshore wind farm for £110 million. The lending group comprised Lloyds Banking Group, SMBC, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi, […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Watson, Farley & Williams (“WFW”) has advised DONG Energy on its successful application for a development consent order (“DCO”) for the Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm. The DCO, which was granted by the Secretary of State for Energy Climate Change today, authorises a 750MW extension to the existing Walney I & II offshore wind farms. […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance

     A group of banks led by ING and Rabobank in the role of structuring banks acted as financiers of the Westermeerwind wind farm in the Noordoostpolder that reached financial close. In addition to ING and Rabobank, ASN Bank and Triodos Bank were also is involved and Danish export credit agency EKF guarantees part of the financing. […]

  • 21 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Linklaters has advised on the first two offshore transmission projects in the UK market to reach financial close to date, reinforcing the firm’s excellent reputation in the renewables and transmission sectors. Linklaters advised a consortium of Transmission Capital Limited, Amber Infrastructure and International Public Partnerships (together, Transmission Capital Partners) in relation to the acquisition and […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Facilities put in place by Dutch pension fund PGGM and Ampere Equity Fund for the Walney offshore wind farm in 2012, which enabled the two investors to own 24.8% stake in the project through their investment vehicle OWP, have been refinanced with the transaction closing on 15 December.  In 2012, when OWP invested in Walney, an initial […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Businesses across the East of England keen to cash in on opportunities created by the booming energy industry are being urged to accept a free helping hand from experts. A specialist roadshow is to cruise the counties of Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex over the next three months offering information, advice and an overview of […]