Overview

Shri Maski is a partner in Mayer Brown’s Banking & Finance practice in Tokyo. Shri focuses on project financings and has advised sponsors, lenders (including European and Asian export credit agencies) and public authorities on projects across sectors such as energy, mining and infrastructure (including PFI/PPPs).

Prior to joining Mayer Brown, Shri worked at leading international law firms in Japan, the United Kingdom and the Middle East. Shri has lived in Japan for over five years and has completed secondments to the Japan Bank for International Cooperation in Tokyo and the Export Import Bank of Korea in Seoul, where he advised on project and finance documentation for transactions in Australia, Southeast Asia, Europe and Latin America.

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Urdu
  • French

Experience

Shri's experience includes advising:

Project Finance

Power & Water

  • A Japanese ECA in connection with the financing of the Nam Ngiep 1 cross border hydropower project in Laos and Thailand.
  • A Japanese ECA in connection with the financing of the Vung Ang II power project in Vietnam.
  • A Japanese ECA in connection with the financing of a bid for the Kerawalapitiya IPP in Sri Lanka.
  • A Japanese ECA in connection with the potential financing of a bid for the Rewa solar PV IPP in Madhya Pradesh, India.
  • A Japanese ECA in connection with the development and financing of the Kurnool Solar PV IPP in Andhra Pradesh, India.
  • The sponsors on the US$900 million financing of the Mangalore power project in India.
  • The sponsors on the US$500 million financing of the Bina power project in India.
  • The sponsors on the financing of the Ennore LNG regasification terminal and power project in India.
  • A Japanese ECA in connection with the potential financing of a bid for the Umm al Hayman waste water treatment project in Kuwait.
  • The ECA and commercial lenders in relation to the development and financing of the Shams Ma'an solar IPP in Jordan.
  • The ECA and commercial lenders supporting a bid for the Hassyan Clean Coal IPP in Dubai, UAE.
  • A bidder in relation to the DEWA solar IPP in the UAE.
  • A bidder in relation to its proposed bid for the Facility D IWPP in Qatar.
  • The financiers (both commercial and Islamic banks) in connection with the financing of the Aramco Cogen IPP in Saudi Arabia.
  • A Korean ECA in connection with the financing of bids by Korean companies for the Rabigh 2 IPP in Saudi Arabia.
  • A Korean ECA in connection with the financing of bids by Korean companies for the Mirfa IWPP in the United Arab Emirates.
  • The lenders in connection with the US$622 million financing of the Riyadh PP9 (III) Block F IPP in Saudi Arabia.
  • A Japanese ECA in connection with the financing of the Luchterduinen (Q10) offshore wind IPP in the Netherlands.
  • A Japanese ECA in connection with the financing for bids for the Norte II Power Project in Mexico.

Natural Resources

  • The sponsors in relation to the US$100 million financing (which included both conventional and Islamic facilities) for the development and production operations of the Zora oil and gas offshore field in the United Arab Emirates.
  • The lenders in connection with the US$2.1 billion financing (of the Donggi-Senoro LNG Project in Indonesia.
  • A Japanese ECA in connection with the financing for the bids by Japanese companies for the Centro Gas Pipeline Project in Mexico.
  • The sponsors in connection with the US$900 million financing of the Ennore regasification terminal in India.
  • The lenders in connection with the US$163 million limited recourse financing of an offshore LNG vessel.
  • The sponsors in connection with the US$5.5 billion financing (which included Islamic and ECA tranches) of a phosphate mining and chemicals project in Saudi Arabia.
  • The lenders in connection with restructuring US$1.5 billion loan facilities (which included ECA and Islamic tranches) for the financing of an Aluminium Bahrain's Potline 5 Expansion Project.

Transport

  • The sponsors in relation to the expansion financing of the Queen Alia International Airport Project in Jordan.
  • A bidder in relation to its bid for the Makkah Public Transport Project in Saudi Arabia.
  • A bidder in relation to its bid for the Riyadh Comprehensive Bus Transit System Project in Saudi Arabia.
  • The sponsors on the financing of the Bahrain Bus Project.
  • A sponsor on the INR1.1bn financing of the Pune-Solapur Toll Road PPP Project in India.
  • A sponsor on the €250 million debt financing of the Waterford Bypass PPP Project in Northern Ireland.

Other Infrastructure

  • The lenders on the SG$320 million (approx US$230 million) debt financing of the ITE College West PPP Project in Singapore.
  • The sponsors on the £65 million debt financing of the Bootle Health & Safety Executive Headquarters Project in England, UK.
  • The sponsors on the £160 million debt financing of the Three Shires Batched Hospitals Project in the United Kingdom.
  • The lenders on the £47 million debt financing of the Nottingham Independent Sector Treatment Centre Project in the United Kingdom.
  • The sponsors on the £70 million debt financing of the Bromsgrove Schools Project in the United Kingdom.
  • The lenders the £66 million debt financing of the Solihull Schools Project in the United Kingdom.
  • The sponsors on the £55 million debt financing of the Newcastle Grouped Schools Project in the United Kingdom.
  • The sponsors on the £35 million debt financing of the Northamptonshire Schools Project in the United Kingdom.

Banking & Finance

  • A Japanese ECA in connection with loan facilities to a major Vietnamese oil & gas company.
  • A Japanese ECA in connection with loan facilities to a major Indian power company.
  • A Japanese ECA in connection with several loan facilities to an Indian financial institution.
  • A Japanese ECA in connection with a US$1 billion loan facility to a Russian bank.
  • A Japanese ECA in connection with several loan facilities to a major UAE oil & gas company.
  • A Korean ECA in connection with loan facilities for the financing of a two ships.
  • The lenders (including a Japanese ECA in connection with loan facilities to the Thai and Mexican subsidiaries of a Japanese steel company.
  • The lenders on the provision of loan facilities to a major Indian corporate group for the acquisition of food and beverage businesses in Russia.
  • The lenders in connection with a US$100 million loan facility to an Indian oil & gas company.
  • The lenders in connection with loan facilities to the overseas subsidiaries of several Indian companies.
  • A UAE-based borrower in connection with a AED850 million secured revolving loan facility.

Education

University College London (University of London), LLM

Admissions

  • England and Wales
  • Japan (Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi)