"Impressive credentials advising sponsors and lenders on project around the region" and "very strong commercially”Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016

Stephen P. McWilliams

Singapore
  • 9 Raffles Place
  • #42-02 Republic Plaza
  • Singapore 048619
 
 

Stephen McWilliams has worked in Singapore since mid-1997 and has been involved in project development and financing transactions across Asia-Pacific during this time. His extensive experience covers representations of both lenders and sponsors and includes many of the largest and most recent high profile deals across Asia-Pacific.

Mr. McWilliams is ranked in the top tier for projects & energy across Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, and recognized as a top tier lawyer in Laos by Chambers-Asia Pacific 2016, Mr. McWilliams has a “long track record working with export credit agencies on complex project finance” and is “well recognized for his leadership on project finance transactions”. Mr. McWilliams has also been named as an ‘All-Star’ in the energy sector, with The Asian Lawyer commending his track record advising on “highly complex matters in which there is no easy blueprint to follow.”

Mr. McWilliams's experience includes advising:

  • Roy Hill Iron Ore Project, Australia – Roy Hill Holdings in the project financing for the Roy Hill 1 iron ore project in Pilbara, Western Australia
  • Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy Hydroelectric Power Project, Laos – Export-Import Bank of Thailand (EXIM Thailand) and the commercial bank lenders in the US$1.04 billion financing for the 410MW Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy hydroelectric power project in Laos
  • Ichthys LNG Project, Australia - the lenders in the US$20 billion project financing of the Ichthys LNG project
  • Mong Duong II Power Project, Vietnam - the lenders in the financing and development of the 1,200MW Mong Duong II coal-fired power project
  • Jurong Aromatics Petrochemicals Project, Singapore - Jurong Aromatics and its affiliates in the US$2.08 billion development and financing of the Jurong Aromatics petrochemicals project
  • Uch II Power Project, Pakistan - International Power and the project company as sponsor/borrower in the US$390 million development and financing of the Uch II power project
  • Papua New Guinea LNG Project, Papua New Guinea - USEXIM, JBIC, SACE, EFIC and the other lenders in the US$14 billion financing of the Papua New Guinea Liquefied Natural Gas project being developed by ExxonMobil
  • Paiton III Power Project, Indonesia - the lenders in the US$1.215 billion financing of the Paiton III coal-fired power project in Java, Indonesia
  • Hongsa Mine-Mouth Project, Laos - Bangkok Bank and the commercial bank lenders in the US$2.97 billion financing of the Hongsa coal-fired mine-mouth power project in Hongsa, Laos
  • Ratchaburi Power Project, Thailand - Bangkok Bank, Krung Thai Bank, Siam Commercial Bank and a syndicate of other banks as lenders in the privatization of the Ratchaburi power project in Thailand

 

 
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