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White & Case Wins 24 IJGlobal Awards and African Legal Adviser of the Year

Infrastructure and energy online news and data service IJGlobal has honored global law firm White & Case LLP by naming 24 transactions on which the Firm advised among its "Deals of the Year" for 2021. White & Case also was named African Legal Adviser of the Year 2020.

At the IJGlobal Awards ceremony on June 29, White & Case won more awards than any other law firm, nearly doubling its total from the prior year’s ceremony. The awards are selected by an expert panel of judges from among submissions made by law firms summarizing work they performed on transactions that closed in 2020.

Following are the IJGlobal Deal of the Year awards received by White & Case in 2021:

Americas

  • North America Petrochemicals Deal of the Year: Alberta Propane Dehydrogenation/Polypropylene Project 
  • North America Refinancing Oil & Gas Deal of the Year: Freeport LNG Train 3 Refinancing
  • North America Refinancing Power Deal of the Year: Linden Cogeneration
  • North America Renewables Geothermal Deal of the Year: Geysers Facilities Project
  • North America Water Deal of the Year: San Antonio Water Vista Ridge P3 Refinancing
  • Latin America Mining Deal of the Year: Project Serrote
  • Latin America Renewables Solar Deal of the Year: Javiera/Sol del Desierto US Private Placement
  • Latin America Transport Vehicles Deal of the Year: Project Condor

Europe & Africa

  • Europe Digital Infrastructure - FTTH Deal of the Year: THD Loire-Atlantique
  • Europe Mining Deal of the Year: Project Taishet
  • Europe Refinancing Transport Port Deal of the Year: Antwerp Gateway
  • Europe Refinancing Telecoms / Digital Infrastructure - Fibre Deal of the Year: Open Fibre
  • Europe Refinancing Telecoms / Digital Infrastructure - Transport Communications Deal of the Year: SYNERAIL
  • Europe Refinancing Energy Storage Deal of the Year: Enerjisa Enerji Üretim
  • Europe Telecoms Deal of the Year: Project Astérix
  • Europe Telecoms Towers Deal of the Year: Phoenix Tower
  • Africa Oil & Gas Deal of the Year: Nigeria LNG Train 7
  • Editor’s Choice Award: Atinkou CCGT

Asia Pacific (APAC)

  • Asia Pacific Project Finance Deal of the Year: Changfang and Xidao Offshore Wind Farms
  • Asia Pacific DFI Deal of the Year: Mazar-e-Sharif Gas-Fired Power Plant IPP
  •  Asia Pacific Transport Primary Financing Deal of the Year: Almaty Ring Road PPP

MENA

  • MENA Power Deal of the Year: Fujairah F3 IPP
  • MENA Refinancing Mining Deal of the Year: Ma'aden Wa'ad Al Shamal Phosphate Company Refinancing
  • MENA Renewables Solar Deal of the Year: Al Dhafra Solar PV
  • MENA Transport Deal of the Year: Cairo Monorail PPP

"We are very pleased to be recognized by IJGlobal, and to have won more awards than any other law firm across all continents which really demonstrates the strength and breadth of our global practice across sectors," said White & Case Global Head of Project Development and Finance Mark Castillo-Bernaus (London). "We are also honored to be named African Legal Adviser of the Year 2020. We are proud of our market repetition of delivering on landmark deals in Africa over many decades."