Finance

Hunt & Humphry advises on finance arrangements across the lifespan of a project, including project finance, finance leasing and corporate financing.  Our team comprises senior lawyers from large national and international law firms, with experience in acting for lenders and borrowers in a range of finance transactions.  We have a specialist focus on advising resource developers.

Members of the Hunt & Humphry team have acted on finance transactions for resource and infrastructure developers, commercial banks and development finance institutions.

Our entrepreneurial fee structures, including structures in which we share risk alongside our clients, recognises the risk that resources developers take in developing their projects, particularly in project finance and emerging markets.

In relation to emerging markets, particularly Africa and Asia, Hunt & Humphry and leading emerging markets project and corporate finance firm Trinity International LLP have joined forces as a specialised project finance team focusing on emerging and new markets, particularly Africa, Asia and Australasia. More+

With complementary practices in London, Johannesburg and Perth the team helps clients based in Australia/Asia by connecting them and their projects and transactions in emerging markets with the debt and equity capital in London/Europe and Africa whilst offering on-the-ground legal and corporate/commercial support and expertise in Australia, Europe and Africa.
Members of the Hunt & Humphry and Trinity teams have a wide range of finance experience having advised:
  • developers including junior mining companies and infrastructure developers such as Africa Finance Corporation, African Infrastructure Investment Managers/Macquarie and AES Corporation;
  • commercial banks such as Nedbank, Absa, Barclays, the Standard Bank Group, RMB, Royal Bank of Scotland, Dexia, Société Générale and Standard Chartered;
  • development finance institutions such as African Development Bank, FMO, IFC, Development Bank of Southern Africa, DEG, Pan African Infrastructure Development Fund,  Proparco, Agence Française de Développement (AFD), European Investment Bank (EIB), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), and Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund; and
  • export credit agencies including Coface, SACE, US-EXIM and Hermès.