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Mayer Brown has an award-winning Projects group that is regularly involved in some of the largest and most innovative projects across the globe. Our team delivers projects excellence to our clients worldwide.

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Project Finance Group of the Year 2017

Finance Deal of the Year Award

Mayer Brown JSM won the Finance Deal of the Year: Project Finance award at The Asian Lawyer’s Asia Legal Awards 2016, the first for the firm. The prize was awarded for the firm’s work on the financing of the US$830 million Panca Amara Utama ammonia plant in Indonesia, the first locally-sponsored private ammonia plant in the country.

2015 IFLR Americas Project Finance Team of the Year

Mayer Brown has an established track record of involvement in many major project finance transactions that have achieved "Deal of the Year" honors or "Best Deal" awards, including the following:

  • Myingyan Independent Power Project (Myanmar) - Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Awards Asia-Pacific 2017.
  • Lynx Resources (Macedonia) – Project Finance Deal of the Year 2016 - Trade & Forfaiting Review.
  • Petrochemical Deal of the Year, IJGlobal Asia Awards 2016.
  • Myanmar Telecoms Project (Myanmar) - “Asian-MENA Counsel Deal of the Year 2016.”
  • PAU Ammonia Project (Indonesia)- “Finance Deal of the Year: Project Finance” award at The Asia Legal Awards 2016 and “Asia Pacific Petrochemical Deal of the Year 2015” at Thomson Reuter’s Project Finance International (PFI) awards.
  • A66 Motorway (Madrid) - Europe – Refinancing Deal of the Year 2015, IJGlobal Europe and Africa Awards.
  • Yaramoko Gold Project (Burkina Faso) – Africa – Mining and Metals Deal of the Year 2015.
  • 2015 IFLR Americas Project Finance Team of the Year.
  • Rutas de Lima Toll Road. Best Local Currency Financing; Best Road Financing; and Best Infrastructure Financing (Andes), LatinFinance 2015 and 2014 PPP Deal of the Year by World Finance magazine.
  • Parque Eólico Marcona/Tres Hermanas. Best Renewable Energy Financing, LatinFinance 2015.
  • ACI Airport SudAmérica. Best Airport Financing, LatinFinance 2015.
  • Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde (Peru) – Best Mining Financing: Best Loan 2014 by Latin Finance Magazine.
  • Toyo Thai (Myanmar) - “Deal of the Year 2014” by the Asian-MENA Counsel.
  • Project Finance Group Of The Year 2014, Law360.
  • Abengoa Transmisión Sur (ATS) transmission line. Latin American Transmission Deal of the Year2014.
  • Endeavour Mining (Mali, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast and Ghana) – African Mining Deal of the Year 2013 Project Finance Magazine.
  • Wolf Minerals (Devon, southwest England) – European Mining & Metals Deal of the Year 2013 Project Finance Magazine.
  • New Liberty gold project (Liberia) – Development Funding Deal of the year 2013 Mining Journal.
  • Orosí Wind Farm Project - Latin America Wind Deal of the Year 2013 by Project Finance magazine.
  • Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport - North America Transport Deal of the Year 2013 by Project Finance magazine.
  • Ohio River Bridges—East End Crossing - North America Project Bond Deal of the Year 2013. Bond Buyer magazine.
  • Oaxaca II and Oaxaca IV wind farm projects (Mexico)—Latin American Project Bond Deal of the Year 2012
  • Via Parque Rimac toll road (Peru)—Latin American PPP (Public-Private Partnership) Deal of the Year 2012
  • Kwale titanium mineral sands project (Kenya) – ‘Development Funding Deal of the Year 2011 & 2006’ Mining Journal and ‘Africa Mining Deal of the Year 2011’ Project Finance International.
  • Boseto (Botswana) – African Mining Deal of the Year 2011 Project Finance Magazine.
  • Huascacocha Water Infrastructure (Peru)—Latin America Water Deal of the Year 2010 & Project Finance Deal of the Year 2011.
  • Denver FasTracks (US)—North American Transport Deal of the Year 2010.
  • Nuevo Pemex (Mexico)—Latin America Power Deal of the Year 2010 & Latin America Deal of the Year 2010.
  • Boleo (Mexico) – ‘Latin America Mining Deal of the Year 2010’ Project Finance International & ‘Exploration and Development Funding Award 2010’ Mining Journal Awards.
  • Baja (Mexico) – ‘Exploration and Development Funding Award’ Mining Journal Awards 2010.
  • Paiton 3 (Indonesia)—Asia Project Finance Deal of the Year 2009.
  • Odebrecht Drill Ships (Brazil)—Americas Deal of the Year 2009 & Best Project Finance Deal 2009
  • Bisha Mines (Eritrea)—African Mining Deal of the Year 2009.
  • São Paulo Rodoanel (Brazil)—Transport Deal of the Year 2009.
  • São Paulo Metro Line IV—Latin American Infrastructure Deal of the Year 2008; Latin American Deal of the Year 2008.
  • First Quantum Minerals (Zambia, Mauritania, DRC) – ‘Deal of the Year 2007’ Project Finance Magazine; Trade Finance Magazine.
  • Talvivaara (Finland) – ‘European Mining Deal of the Year 2007’ Project Finance Magazine.
  • Tiomin (Kenya) – ‘Development Funding Deal of the Year 2006’ Mining Journal.
  • Voshkod Chrome (Kazakhstan) – ‘European Mining Deal of the Year 2006’ Project Finance Magazine.
  • Kupol Gold & Silver (Russia) – ‘EMEA Mining Deal of the Year 2005’ Project Finance Magazine; Project Finance International.
  • Julietta (Russia) – ‘European Mining Deal of the Year 2000’ Project Finance Magazine
     

We are also regularly highlighted as one of the leading projects practices by independent legal directories and trade media.

Global

Chambers Asia Pacific 2018

  • Ranked Band 3 for Project & Infrastructure: International – Singapore
  • Ranked Band 3 for Project, Infrastructure & Energy –Vietnam

Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018

  • Ranked Tier 2 for Projects - Foreign Firms – Singapore

Chambers Global 2017

  • Ranked Band 4 for Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy – USA
  • Ranked Band 2 for Projects – Latin America-wide
  • Ranked Band 2 for Projects & Energy: Mining & Minerals – Global-wide

Chamber Global 2016

  • Ranked Band 1 for Projects & Energy: Mining & Minerals – Africa-wide
  • Ranked Band 2 for Projects – Latin America-wide
  • Ranked Band 3 for Projects & Infrastructure: International – Singapore
  • Ranked Band 3 for Projects, Infrastructure & Energy – Vietnam
  • Ranked Band 4 for Projects & Energy – Africa-wide
  • Ranked Band 4 for Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy – USA
  • Ranked for Projects: Foreign Desk – UK 

Ranked Tier 2 for Project Finance by IFLR1000 2016.

Ranked Band 1 for Project: PPP by Chambers USA 2015.

Named Project Finance Group of the Year 2014 by Law360.

Americas                

  • Named 2015 Americas Project Finance Team of the Year by IFLR

United States           

  • Ranked Band 1 for Projects: PPP by Chambers USA 2011-2017 
  • Ranked Tier 2 for Project Finance by Legal 500 2014
  • Named 2014 Law Firm of the Year by Infrastructure Investor

Latin America 

  • Ranked Band 2 for Projects by Chambers Latin America 2014-2017 

Africa 

  • Ranked Tier 1 for Sub-Saharan Africa: Mining by IFLR1000 2016
  • Ranked Tier 4 for Sub-Saharan Africa: Infrastructure by IFLR1000 2016
  • Ranked Tier 4 for Sub-Saharan Africa: Oil and gas by IFLR1000 2016
  • Ranked Tier 4 for Sub-Saharan Africa: Energy by IFLR1000 2016
  • Ranked Band 3 for Projects & Energy by Chambers Global 2015

Vietnam 

  • Ranked Tier 2 for Project Development by IFLR1000 2018-2019
  • Ranked Band 2 for Projects, Infrastructure & Energy by Chambers Global 2015
  • Ranked Band 1 for Projects by Chambers Asia 2011-2012

Thailand

  • Notable Ranking for Project Development by IFLR1000 2018

Singapore

  • Ranked Tier 2 for Project Finance (Foreign) – Singapore by IFLR1000 2016 and 2018-2019
  • Ranked Tier 3 for Project Development (Foreign) – Singapore by IFLR1000 2018-2019
  • Ranked Band 3 for Projects, Infrastructure: International by Chambers Global 2015 and Chambers Asia Pacific 2016

Hong Kong

  • Ranked Tier 3 for Project Finance by IFLR1000 2018-2019

China

  • Ranked Tier 2 for Project Development (Foreign) by IFLR1000 2018-2019

United Kingdom

  • Ranked Band 1 for Energy & Natural Resources: Mining by Chambers UK 2016, 2015 and 2014
  • Notable Ranking for Project Finance by IFLR1000 UK 2016
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