Paul Hastings Represents Deutsche Bank on Japanese Solar Financing

July 10, 2014

Tokyo (July 10, 2014) - Paul Hastings, a leading global firm, announced today that the firm advised Deutsche Bank on the signing of a JPY11.1bn non-recourse loan facility with Gestamp Solar to be used for the construction of a 32MW solar PV plant in Fukuroda, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. 

This is the largest non-recourse solar financing in Japan, the largest solar financing by a foreign bank in Japan and the largest solar financing in Japan provided to a foreign sponsor. For more information, please see the Gestamp Solar announcement

This transaction between Gestamp Solar and Deutsche Bank will be the first in a series of international standard non-recourse solar project finance deals in Japan between the two parties. Deutsche Bank is also in advanced discussions with other foreign solar developers to provide financing for their Japan based solar projects.

The Paul Hastings team was led by Tokyo partner

, with Tokyo partners  and , Hong Kong associate  and Tokyo associate

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