Gregory Tan is co-chair of the Energy and Infrastructure practice at Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s New York office.
He focuses on global finance, project development, limited recourse and structured financings, and restructurings in the energy and infrastructure sectors.
Mr. Tan represents sponsors and lenders, leading financial institutions, funds and corporations, numerous regional development banks and multilateral institutions.
- Chambers Latin America, Ranked Band 1 for Project Finance, 2020-2023
- Chambers Latin America, Ranked Band 2 for Energy and Natural Resources, 2020
- Chambers USA, Ranked Band 2 for Projects, 2020
- IFLR1000, Named a Leading Lawyer, 2020
- The Legal 500 US, Named a Leading Lawyer for Project Finance, 2020
- The Legal 500 Latin America, Named a Leading Lawyer for Projects and Energy and also recognized in Who’s Who Legal for Project Finance, 2019
- Chambers Global, Recognized for Foreign Expertise in Energy and Natural Resources and Projects in Latin America-wide, 2020
- King’s College London LL.M.
- King’s College London LL.B. (Hons)
- Note purchasers, KeyBank, Société Générale, Santander and KfW as lenders on an approximately $612 million senior secured note issuance and $260 million senior secured credit facility for University of Iowa Energy Collaborative LLC, a joint venture between ENGIE and Meridiam, the concessionaire for the long-term lease and concession of the University of Iowa Utility System.
- Scotiabank, Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, Banco General and Credit Suisse as lead arrangers on a $610 million senior secured financing for two Panamanian affiliates of AES, related to the construction, completion, ownership and operation of an LNG import and related 380 MW net dual-fuel fired combined cycle power plant, both facilities located in Colón, Panama.
- LongWing Energy as lead counsel on the $150 million OPIC financing of an approximately 98.1 MW wind project in Zaporizhia, Ukraine. The financing represents the first phase of an eventual 500 MW project that is expected to be the largest wind project in Ukraine and one of the largest onshore wind projects in Europe.
- Note purchasers on a private placement by Chicago Parking Meters (CPM) of its $900 million aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes to refinance CPM’s existing debt and other corporate purposes, and a follow-on $300 million financing comprising $270 million of senior secured notes and a $30 million senior secured term loan financing, with KDB as administrative agent and lender.
- Lenders financing the IFM Global Infrastructure Fund on the $10.3 billion acquisition of Buckeye Partners, owner of midstream assets comprising more than 6,000 miles of pipeline and 115 liquid petroleum products terminals with aggregate tank capacity of over 118 million barrels in the United States and Caribbean.
- Borrowers and sponsors on the $235 (approximate) million financing for the development, construction and operation of two solar photovoltaic projects in Mexico – Solem I, a 150 MWac solar photovoltaic project developed by Cubico Alten Aguascalientes Uno, and Solem II, a 140MWac solar photovoltaic project being developed by Cubico Alten Aguascalientes Dos, both of which are wholly owned subsidiaries of Cubico Sustainable Investments Limited (75%) and Alten RE Developments America (25%), an affiliate of Sojitz.
- Joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners on the senior secured notes issued by, and senior secured credit facilities made available to, Cometa Energía (Actis) with its $1.256 billion acquisition of the InterGen portfolio of energy assets in Mexico.