Mike Huang is a partner in the Corporate practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm's New York office. Mr. Huang focuses on cross-border (primarily Latin America) and domestic M&A transactions and has extensive experience advising clients in the energy, natural resources, infrastructure, and retail industries.
Columbia Law School, J.D., 2002
University of California, Berkeley, A.B., 1999
Representative Energy and Infrastructure Experience
in its sale of the 845 MW Shepherds Flat wind project in Oregon to affiliates of Brookfield Renewable Partners LP
in the U$1.6 billion financing to develop and 1,875 MW natural gas-fired combined-cycle power generation facility in Guernsey County, Ohio
in a project financing for the greenfield development of a 630 MW natural gas fire combined-cycle power generation facility located in PJM
in multiple holdco and mezzanine financing of the Shepherds Flat wind project, an 845 MW wind project in Oregon
in a project financing for the greenfield development of a 346 MW natural gas-fired combined-cycle power generation facility in Long Island, New York, including negotiation of the EPC contract and the PPA
in multiple holdco financing of the Caithness Long Island power generation facility
in its in its acquisition of Termovalle S.A.S. E.S.P., the largest natural gas-fired plant in Western Colombia
in its $420 million acquisition of two gas-fired power generation assets in Colombia.
Gala Global Assets Corporation, in the sale of operational and development-stage power generation assets in Mexico to Arroyo Energy
YPF S.A. in the sale of a 24.99% stake in YPF Energía Eléctrica S.A., its electricity generation unit, to affiliates of GE Energy Financial Services
CompañíaMineraAntamina S.A. (Antamina), owner and operator of one of the world's largest copper/zinc mines in Peru, in its refinancing of its $1.32 billion project financing
Javelin Global Commodities
in its initial formation as a joint venture between former Goldman Sachs commodities executives, Murray Energy Corporation and Uniper Group (formerly E.ON), and related coal marketing arrangements and hedging lines of credit
in its acquisition, with joint venture partner Murray Energy, of the Oak Grove, Seminole Alabama and Maple Eagle mining complexes from bankrupt coal producer Mission Coal
Infraestructura Energética Nova, S.A.B. de C.V., a subsidiary of Sempra Energy, in connection with the long-term purchase and joint venture agreements entered into with commodities trader, Trafigura, to develop a marine terminal for the receipt, storage, and delivery of refined products in Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico.
National Road Operating and Construction Limited in its acquisition of TransJamaican Highway Limited, the owner of a 35-year concession for the Highway 2000 East-West toll corridor in Jamiaca
Erdenes Tavan Talgoi, the state-owned Mongolian coal company, in connection with a potential international joint venture and related financing to develop the Tavan Talgoi coal deposit
Other Representative Experience
Formation of Westbrook, a cross-platform holding company to execute the global content and commerce business strategy of Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith, and their family.
Subversive Capital Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, in connection with its business combination with Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter, Roc Nation, CMG Partners Inc., California's leading cannabis brand and direct-to-consumer platform, and Left Coast Ventures, Inc., a predominant cannabis and hemp company.
Jaguar Growth Partners in connection with the formation of a joint venture with JHJ Logistics Limtied to acquire Brilliant (Shanghai) Enterprise Management Consulting Co., Ltd.
Quicorp, the parent company of Quimica Suiza and one of the largest pharmacy retail chains in Perú, in its acquisition by InRetail Perú through an international auction process. (LatinFinance's 2018 Domestic M&A Deal of the Year)