Howe Min Wee advises export credit agencies, multilaterals, commercial lenders, and sponsors on the development and financing of complex and innovative projects.

Mr. Wee helps clients develop and finance large-scale, often precedent-setting projects across Asia and globally in the energy (including geothermal), commodities, and infrastructure sectors. He assists clients with navigating a project’s full life cycle, including:

  • Negotiating and structuring key offtake agreements
  • Formulating financing solutions at all levels of the capital structure
  • Addressing and mitigating project construction risk, pre- and post-closing

Mr. Wee draws on experience in headline transactions and matters across the region to bring clients a sophisticated and well-rounded understanding of the operation of debt — including his experience in structured finance, banking litigation, and debt restructuring.

Mr. Wee also serves on the Public and International Law Committee of the Law Society of Singapore.

Mr. Wee’s experience includes advising on:

Project Development and Finance

  • Rantau Dedap Geothermal Power Project, Indonesia, representing Asian Development Bank, JBIC, Nippon Export and Investment Insurance, and the commercial bank lenders in the US$700 million project financing of a 98.4-MW power project in South Sumatra
  • Muara Laboh Geothermal Power Project, Indonesia, representing Asian Development Bank, JBIC, Nippon Export and Investment Insurance, and the commercial bank lenders in the US$440 million project financing of an 80-MW power project in West Sumatra
  • Sarulla Geothermal Project, Indonesia, representing Asian Development Bank, JBIC, and the commercial bank lenders in the US$1.17 billion project financing of a 330-MW power project in Northern Sumatra — the largest single geothermal power project in Indonesia and one of the pioneer new generation geothermal power projects being developed under Indonesia’s new geothermal regulations and the Fast Track 2 program
  • Cirebon 2 Expansion Project, Indonesia, representing the sponsors in a US$1.74 billion project financing of a 1000-MW ultra-supercritical coal-fired power plant expansion in West Java

Restructuring and Special Situations

Mr. Wee’s additional work includes advising:

  • An ad hoc group of bondholders in connection with the restructuring of the US$500 million 7.55% Guaranteed Senior Notes Originally Due 2020 and Extended to 2021 issued by Dr. Peng Holding Hongkong Limited
  • The ad hoc committee of perpetual capital security holders of Noble Group Ltd. in connection with its proposed US$3.5 billion restructuring plan
  • The Asia Pulp & Paper group in its US$16 billion multi-jurisdictional debt restructuring involving approximately 150 subsidiaries worldwide, and associated debt securities litigation in New York and Indonesia*

Complex Debt Financing

  • EQT on a historic financing in connection with the acquisition by EQT Infrastructure of Integrated Clinical Oncology Network Pty Ltd (Icon Group), Australia’s largest vertically integrated cancer care provider, from a consortium including Goldman Sachs Asset Management, QIC Private Capital Pty Ltd, and Pagoda Investment Advisors; the deal marks the largest-ever all-Australian dollar Term Loan B (TLB) financing on record and the first TLB in Australia to exceed A$1 billion
  • Clifford Capital as sponsor, manager, and subordinated note investor, in the first infrastructure project finance securitization in Asia; a US$458 million issuance that included four classes of notes issued by Bayfront Infrastructure Capital and three classes of investment grade rated notes (Class A, B, and C Notes) listed on the SGX-ST; and a transaction that was awarded the Asia-Pacific Bond Deal of the Year and Asian-mena Deal of the Year in 2018, and Structure Finance and Securitisation Deals of the Year in 2019 at the IFLR Asia-Pacific Awards
  • Avenue Capital Group in connection with a structured mezzanine loan financing of PT PAM Lyonnaise Jaya, an Indonesian water concession holder

*Matter handled prior to joining the firm

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)
  • Singapore


  • Bachelor of Law, King's College London