Successful project financing involves the proper identification, allocation and management of risks. Our lawyers have extensive experience assisting our clients to structure and manage risk in all types of project financing in the New Zealand and overseas market.
Our project finance team comprises experts in finance, construction, property, resource management, regulatory, taxation, and corporate and commercial law. We regularly act for project finance lenders, sponsors, contractors and borrowers on public private partnership's (PPP) and project finance transactions in many different industries including energy, roading and transport, telecommunications, health, water and wastewater and other public infrastructure as well as limited recourse commercial property developments.
Our team has specific experience advising on PPP transactions under the New Zealand government's PPP regime advising both bidders and financiers on PPP projects.
We also regularly act for financiers on various cross-border lease and other asset finance transactions for aircraft, transport assets, training simulators and other major industrial assets.
Acting for a short listed bidder
on the Wiri Prison PPP project and a potential lender in relation to the Auckland Prison PPP project
Advising lenders to a short listed bidder
on the NZ Schools I and II PPP project
Acting for Central Plains Water
in relation to the project financing for Stage 1 of its irrigation scheme project in Canterbury
Advising the project finance lender
in relation to the development and finance of a new radiotherapy facility at Tauranga hospital
on limited resource project financing for the construction of a new dairy factory
Advising New Zealand Export Credit Office
on reinsurance and export guarantee transactions