Andrzej Omietański

Associate, London

Biography

Overview

Andrzej Omietański is an associate in the Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance Group in London. Andrzej's practice focuses on international project finance in the petrochemical, oil and gas, and mining and metals sectors. Andrzej joined the Firm in 2010 and qualified as an associate in 2012. In 2015, Andrzej completed a secondment to the corporate and institutional banking (CIB) legal team at BNP Paribas in Paris. He has also worked in White & Case's New York and Hong Kong offices.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Education
LPC
BPP Law School

London

LLM (Hons)
London School of Economics
LLB (Hons)
University of Kent
Languages
English
Polish

Experience

ADNOC Inaugural Bond Offering
Representation of Abu Dhabi Crude Oil Pipeline LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), on the inaugural issuance of US$3 billion senior secured bonds. The Rule 144A/Regulation S bonds were the first capital markets issuance by the ADNOC group and part of ADNOC's program to monetize its mid-stream assets. The bond issuance was also one of the largest non-sovereign bond issuances in history in the Middle East.

Calpine Corporation Sale
Representation of Calpine Corporation in its US$17 billion sale to Energy Capital Partners, an energy-focused private equity firm, and a consortium of investors including Access Industries and Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board.

Rosneft Stake Privatization
Representation of Rosneftegaz in connection with the sale of a 19.5% stake in Rosneft Oil Company.

New World Resources Restructuring
Representation of New World Resources Plc on its second round of operational and balance sheet restructuring following the further significant decline in the coal price since the first round of restructuring in 2014. NWR is one of the largest hard coal producers in Central Europe and a major employer in the Czech Republic.

Nord Stream Pipeline Project
Representation of Nord Stream AG in connection with the financing of the US$9 billion Nord Stream gas pipeline through the Baltic Sea (including financing from commercial banks, Euler Hermes, UKF and SACE). This deal was awarded European Gas Deal of the Year by Project Finance Magazine.

Barzan Gas Project
Representation of the sponsors, Qatar Petroleum and Exxon Mobil, on the US$10.3 billion Barzan Gas Project in Qatar. This deal was awarded 'Global Deal of the Year' by Project Finance Magazine and Middle East Oil & Gas Deal of the Year by Project Finance International.

Shuweihat 2 IWPP
Representation of Ruwais Power Company PJSC and its sponsors (Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC, Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority, International Power S.A., Marubeni Corporation, and Osaka Gas Co., Ltd) on the inaugural issuance of USD $825 million senior secured bonds and the related refinancing of the USD $2.3billion Shuweihat 2 IWPP - this transaction represents the first project bond offering by an independent power and water project in the Middle East.

Taseko Notes Offering
Representation of the initial purchasers (Jefferies LLC, Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. and TD Securities (USA) LLC) in connection with the issuance by Canadian copper miner Taseko Mines Limited  of US$250 million of senior secured notes.

Gebze Power Project
Representation of the Turkish lead arrangers, Yapi ve Kredi Bankasi A.S., Turkiye Is Bankasi A.S., Vakiflar Bankasi T.A.O. and Turkiye Garanti Bankasi A.S. in connection with the project financing of the development and operation of a 865 MW gas-fired combined cycle power (CCGT) in Gebze, Republic of Turkey.