India is the world's 5th largest energy market and the country is amongst the world's most active players in renewable energy utilization. While we are generally active in the entire infrastructure and energy space, our practice in the emerging areas of renewable energy and natural resources is rapidly expanding. We advise on all aspects of project development including tendering and negotiation of concession agreements and turnkey EPC contracts, O&M agreements, regulatory clearances, and other related matters. We also undertake project acquisition and due diligence mandates. The team acts for both developers and lenders and has experience in project financing (through debt or equity). We offer comprehensive offerings in all aspects of project-related due diligence, feasibility studies, negotiations on term sheets and related finance documentation. Some of the assignments handled by the members of the firm are set out below:
Acted for an Indian company in reviewing the bidding documents for the ONGC project for supply of 40 MGD of Water on Build-Own-Operate (BOO) basis to Dahej SEZ Limited/ONGC Petro Additions Ltd
Advised US-based power company on all their investments in the power sector in India. More specifically, acted as Sponsor Counsel for their investment into the 106 MW project in Tamil Nadu in joint venture with a reputed Indian business group
Assisted in acquisition of shares in a company proposing to set up a 1200 MW thermal power plant in Chhattisgarh
Advised a Boston-based company on various renewable energy projects in India including wind, municipal solid waste, etc.
Advised a US-based renewable energy company to acquire stake in Indian project companies
Acted for US-based renewable energy company to invest in an Indian company by way of compulsory convertible debentures.
Created a module for environmental compliance for a broad-based multinational power company.
Acted for leading infrastructure companies in India involved in the development of a port in Gujarat
Advised leading infrastructure companies in review, negotiation and finalization of various contracts proposed to be entered into between such company and state government entities for setting up of a greenfield port in Gujarat, India
Advised on the bid documents pertaining to the improvement to a Special State Highway on BOT basis, which was a project of the Government of Maharashtra.