Kaban Wind Farm’s Financing

Ashurst acted for the lending syndicate comprising MUFG Bank, Ltd., National Australia Bank Limited, BNP Paribas, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited and Norddeutsche Landesbank – Girozentrale.

The Kaban Wind Farm is the cornerstone project for the northern Queensland Renewable Energy Zone. It is ex-pected to power approximately 95,900 homes, generate 457 GWh of affordable clean energy each year and generate 250 direct jobs during construction.

The project is supported by a 15 year power purchase agreement with CleanCo to provide clean energy for Queensland. It will contribute energy towards CleanCo meeting its target of 1 GW of new renewable energy generation by 2025.

The Ashurst team was led by partner Chris Redden (Picture) and included partners John Briggs, Paul Newman, Geoffrey Mann, Ian Kellock, Gareth Sage and Tim Mathers, senior associates Paul Wilson, Libby McKillop, Melany Wilson, Andre Dauwalder, Charlotte Britton and Harry Stone, counsel Bronwyn Kirkwood, associates Samantha Marsh, Fiffy Che, Jacklin Molla and Alice Kim, and graduate Joanna Ma.

Involved fees earner: John Briggs – Ashurst; Charlotte Britton – Ashurst; Andre Dauwalder – Ashurst; Ian Kelloch – Ashurst; Bronwyn Kirkwood – Ashurst; Geoffrey Mann – Ashurst; Tim Mathers – Ashurst; Libby McKillop – Ashurst; Paul Newman – Ashurst; Chris Redden – Ashurst; Gareth Sage – Ashurst; Harry Stone – Ashurst; Melany Wilson – Ashurst; Paul Wilson – Ashurst;

Law Firms: Ashurst;

Clients: BNP Paribas; HSBC; MUFG Bank, Ltd.; National Australia Bank; Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale;

Sonia Carcano

Author: Sonia Carcano