Experience

  • Oil & Gas, Energy and Related Infrastructure

    • Sakhalin 2 Project (Russian Federation)
    • Cabiunas, EVM, Malhas Pipeline and REVAP Refinery Modernization projects involving Petrobras (Brazil)
    • Paiton Power Project (Indonesia)
    • Brazos wind energy joint venture (United States)
    • Su Tu Den FPSO financing (Vietnam)
    • Acquisition by a Japanese utility company of an interest in a multinational wind power business.
    • Investment in the Brazilian gas distribution sector.
    • Financing involving PDVSA with related hydrocarbon offtake (Venezuela)
    • Acquisition of an interest in the Marcellus shale in the United States
    • Acquisition of an interest in a Brazilian hydroelectric project.
  • Mining

    • Goro nickel mine (New Caledonia)
    • Collahuasi copper project (Chile)
    • Various niobium supply and offtake arrangements (Brazil)
  • Chemicals, including Petrochemicals

    • Showa Denko in the U.S. aspects of its acquisition of SGL GE Holding.
    • Tuban petrochemical project (Indonesia)
  • Media/Telecommunications/IT

    • Merger of ALC Communications and Frontier (United States)
  • Food/Agriculture

    • Representation of a leading seed producer in the commercialization of Roundup-Ready® sugar beets in the United States
  • Transportation

    • Financing of Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor Acela high-speed train project (United States)
    • Representation of a Japanese bank as lender in the leveraged acquisition of a U.S. car parts company (United States)
    • Penske Automotive Group in various transactions (United States).
  • Finance/Banking

    • UFJ in the U.S. aspects of its combination with Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi (Japan)

Education

  • Yale Law School, 1979, J.D.
  • University of California at Berkeley, 1975, M.A.
  • University of Michigan, 1973, B.A.

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish