Emeka C. Chinwuba’s practice focuses on project development and financing transactions, particularly for power and infrastructure projects in North America, South America, Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa. His practice also includes US public private partnerships for transportation and social infrastructure projects, as well as general bank finance transactions, including acquisition financings, investment grade financings and asset-based lending transactions.
Advised Masdar as joint venture participant in the development and financing of the GBP 2.3 billion 630 megawatt London Array offshore wind farm project in the UK including with respect to the negotiation of the project and financing documents*
Advised the lead arrangers on a USD 690 million repowering project financing for Topaz (a US-based power company), including with respect to the negotiation of the financing and collateral documents*
Advised the mandated lead arrangers on a USD 215 million acquisition financing of a portfolio of parking garages in New York and New Jersey, including with respect to the negotiation and drafting of the financing and collateral documents*
Advised the lead arrangers on a USD 300 million asset-based financing of Solo Cup (a US manufacturing company), including with respect to the negotiation and drafting of the financing, collateral and intercreditor documents*
Advised the administrative agent and lead arrangers on a USD 1.1 billion amended and restated bank financing for Steel Dynamics, Inc.*
Advised the administrative agent and lenders in negotiating commitment papers and financing documents in connection with a USD 300 million acquisition financing by AMP Capital of the ITS/Conglobal group from Carlyle*
Advised a Fortistar led private equity fund consortium in a USD 215 million senior secured acquisition financing of Primary Energy Recycling Corporation, an operator of a 298 megawatt portfolio of four recycled energy generating facilities in a pulverized coal facility located in Indiana*
Advised the US Department of Transportation in connection with a USD 325 million subordinated secured municipal loan for the finding of project costs relating the replacement of the Gerald Desmond Bridge at the Port of Long Beach, California*
Advised a US wind energy developer in its sale od a 255 MW portfolio of wind power projects in the US to a JP Morgan affiliated wind energy portfolio company, including the negotiation, drafting and reviewing of the purchase and sale agreements, the various third party consents under existing financings and hedging arrangements, limited liability company agreements and other various closing documents*
Advised the Administrative Agent and negotiated and drafted the financing, collateral and intercreditor documents for a USD 225 million senior and junior debt cross-border financing for the Lynden Pindling international Airport in the Bahamas*
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