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Elijah Gjeltema
Elijah Gjeltema

Elijah Gjeltema

Associate, New York

Overview

Elijah Gjeltema is an associate in the Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance Group in the New York office of White & Case. Mr Gjeltema has been involved in transactions in the power, asset finance and oil and gas sectors, representing lenders, borrowers and sponsors in matters in the United States and Latin America.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar

Education

  • JD, New York University
  • BA, Linguistics and Foreign Languages, University of New Mexico

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Experience

Representation of Russell City Energy Company, LLC in matters relating to the US$845 million project financing of an approximately 620 MW natural gas-fired, combined-cycle power generation facility to be located in Hayward, California.

Representation of Los Esteros Critical Energy Facility, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Calpine Corporation, in matters relating to the US$373 million construction and expansion financing of an approximately 309 MW natural gas-fired, combined-cycle power generation facility located in San Jose, California.

Representation of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, The Prudential Insurance Company of America and Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. in the US$250 million issuance of notes by a special purpose vehicle under Banco Industrial, S.A.'s diversified payment rights (DPR) program for projects in the Republic of Guatemala.

Representation of Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC as global coordinators and joint bookrunners in the offering and sale of US$950 million in aggregate principal amount of 8.375% senior secured notes due 2020 by Offshore Drilling Holding S.A., an offshore drilling company focused on owning and operating a fleet of state-of-the-art offshore drilling units with shallow water, midwater, deepwater and ultra-deepwater capabilities. Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and Santander Investment Securities Inc. were also joint bookrunners.

Representation of Citigroup and J.P. Morgan, as joint bookrunners, in the offering and sale of US$300 million in aggregate principal amount of 8.375% senior notes due 2020 by Avianca Holdings S.A.