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  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    International law firm Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has come joint first by deal count with Allen & Overy in Inspiratia’s Global Q3 2016 Infrastructure and Renewables Legal Adviser Rankings. The firm came third by transaction volume, behind Allen & Overy and Linklaters, having advised on circa USD 4.4 billion of closed deals within the […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Vessels

    International law firm Watson Farley & Williams said Thursday it had advised Teekay LNG Partners and its joint venture partner China LNG Shipping on the $1.6 billion long-term financing for the construction of six Arc7 LNG carrier newbuildings. All the ships will be built at South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering. Once completed these […]

  • 15 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    ALLEN & Overy (A&O), Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) and White & Case bagged roles on what is reported to be the largest-ever financing for…   By Andrew Pugh (istockanalyst) [mappress] Source: istockanalyst, December 15, 2010

  • 6 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    K Line secured a USD 180 million refinancing for two of its LNG vessels, according to Watson Farley & Williams.

  • 24 October 2018
    Vessels

    Law firm Watson Farley & Williams said it has advised Norway’s Höegh LNG on the recent $200 million debt financing for its ninth floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU). The 170,000-cbm FSRU to be named Höegh Gannet is currently under construction at Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea. The facility comprises a twelve-year export credit […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Subsidiaries of CSIC Leasing have acquired four second-hand LR product tankers from subsidiaries of Eletson, a Greek tanker owner, Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) informed.  As disclosed, the sale proceeds from the transaction worth USD 65.5 million have been used to refinance the balloon payment under certain loan facilities of the Eletson group secured on […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hamburg-based Berenberg Bank has purchased a portfolio of European shipping loans worth around USD 300 million from The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), according to the law firm Watson Farley & Williams. Berenberg transferred the portfolio on to Luxembourg fund Berenberg Alternative Assets Fund, which it set up and to which it acts as sole advisor. Fully compliant […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    A private equity arm of the Egyptian investment bank EFG Hermes has acquired a 49% stake in EDP Renewables France for EUR 160 million. EDP Renewables France is a subsidiary of EDPR (Energias de Portugal Renovaveis) and has a portfolio of 33 operational wind farms with a combined capacity of 334 MW that it will continue to […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Vessels

    International law firm Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) advised Teekay LNG Partners on sale and leaseback transaction for its two MEGI LNG newbuilds.

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Watson, Farley & Williams (“WFW”) has advised Dong Energy on its successful tender in the Isle of Man Offshore Wind Generation Leasing Round. Dong has been selected exclusively as the Isle of Man Government’s preferred partner in respect of the development of a 700MW offshore wind farm, which could power around 400,000 homes. This success […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Ports & Logistics

    International law firm Watson Farley & Williams advised Norway-based floating LNG giant Höegh LNG on the $230 million debt financing for its eighth floating storage and regasification unit currently under construction at Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea. The facility comprises a twelve-year export credit agency term loan of up to $150m backed by Garantiinstituttet […]

  • 8 October 2018

    The London-based law firm, Watson Farley & Williams advised Höegh LNG on an investment forming part of a combined commitment of up to $182m from in Avenir LNG.

  • 23 November 2012

    Watson, Farley & Williams (WFW), a leading international law firm, has announced that it advised DONG Energy on the sale of the transmission system assets relating to the Walney 2 offshore wind farm project to Blue Transmission Walney 2 Limited for approximately £110 million. Financial close occurred on 26 September 2012, with asset transfer and […]

  • 19 April 2016

    Watson Farley & Williams and Stephenson Harwood law firms advised on an export credit agency backed US$216 million post-delivery financing of the BW Singapore FSRU deployed in Egypt.

  • 24 April 2018
    Vessels

    The London-based law firm, Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) advised ING Bank and the syndicate of lenders on the $252 million financing of the LNG-powered Aframax tankers for the Russian shipowner Sovcomflot.

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has advised on the project financing of the Changfang and Xidao offshore wind projects in Taiwan.

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Turkey-based cruise port operator Global Ports Holding (GPH) has acquired stakes in companies managing three cruise terminals in Italy, previously owned by Royal Caribbean Cruises, Aloschi & Bassani and Bassani Ravenna, law firm Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) informed. The cruise terminals in question are Cagliari (Sardinia), Catania (Sicily) and Ravenna (Emilia-Romagna). Royal Caribbean will retain a […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sole Shipping secured a USD 91 million loan to finance two VLCCs equipped with scrubbers.

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Armatori Group’s Marittima Emiliana secured financing for the construction of two chemical tankers in China.

  • 15 August 2016

    International law firm Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has advised Erste Nordsee-Offshore-Holding GmbH, a joint subsidiary of STRABAG SE and, indirectly, Etanax GmbH, on the legal and tax aspects of the Global Tech II sale to Vattenfall. Malte Jordan, who led WFW’s Hamburg team that advised on the project’s sale, said: “We are delighted to have advised STRABAG on another […]

  • 15 August 2016

    International law firm Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has advised Erste Nordsee-Offshore-Holding GmbH, a joint subsidiary of STRABAG SE and, indirectly, Etanax GmbH, on the legal and tax aspects of the Global Tech II sale to Vattenfall. Malte Jordan, who led WFW’s Hamburg team that advised on the project’s sale, said: “We are delighted to have advised STRABAG on another […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Vessels

    Brunei Gas Carriers has recently taken delivery of the154,800 cbm Amadi liquefied natural gas carrier.