Finance experience

Hunt & Humphry advises on project finance, finance leasing, corporate financing and other financing arrangements across the lifespan of a project.  Members of our team have acted on finance transactions for resource and infrastructure developers, commercial banks and development finance institutions.

Hunt & Humphry and leading emerging markets project finance and corporate firm Trinity International LLP have joined forces as a specialised finance team (including project finance). The team connects projects, transactions, expertise and debt and equity capital in Australia, Europe and Africa whilst offering on-the-ground legal and corporate/commercial support in London, Perth and Johannesburg.

Recent relevant transactions carried out by members of the Hunt & Humphry and Trinity teams include:

  • Advising Red Back Mining (Kinross) in respect of a Macquarie debt financing (Ghana)
  • Representing lenders in relation to a port dredging project (Mozambique)
  • Advising developers in relation to US$200m thermal power station (Kenya)
  • Representing Standard Bank of South Africa in relation to oil storage facility (Mozambique)
  • Advising a major African development finance institution in respect of the provision of a subordinated loan to a large West African central bank
  • Advising Standard Bank plc in relation to the financing of the development of a CHP plant (South Africa)
  • Advising lenders in relation to a solar PV power plant (South Africa)
  • US$105m financing of the Olkaria III geothermal IPP (Kenya)
  • Advising lenders in relation to US$1.2b Sasol pipeline project (Mozambique/South Africa)
  • Advising lenders to the 300MW Lake Turkana wind farm project (Kenya) (the largest in Africa)
  • Acting for the sponsor of a 100MW wind power project financing (Tanzania)
  • US$400m project finance of an agri-energy project (sugar, ethanol, power) (Tanzania)
  • Advising the developers of a US$450m combined cycle gas turbine power project (Ghana)
  • Representing Standard Bank of South Africa Limited, in respect of the financing of an oil storage facility (Mozambique)