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Frank X. Schoen is counsel in the Energy, Infrastructure, Project Finance and Asset Finance Group of the New York office of White & Case LLP. He has broad experience advising sponsors, as well as commercial and investment banks, investment firms and other financial institutions, in connection with the development, construction, financing, acquisition and sale of energy and infrastructure assets.
Prior to joining White & Case LLP, Frank worked as an associate in the New York office of a major international law firm, where he focused on project finance transactions in the power sector, and as in-house counsel in the New York office of First Solar, Inc., a leading renewable energy company. At First Solar, Inc., he focused on the development, construction and sale of utility-scale solar power projects in North America.
Frank began his legal career as an associate with a leading New York law firm, where he concentrated in M&A, real estate and capital markets transactions, including representation of First Solar, Inc. in connection with its initial public offering.
Representation of Freeport LNG Expansion, L.P. (Freeport LNG) and its subsidiary, FLNG Liquefaction 3, LLC, in connection with the $3.64 billion debt financing of the third train of Freeport LNG's multi-train natural gas liquefaction and export facility being constructed at Freeport LNG's existing LNG regasification facility at Quintana Island near Freeport, Texas.
Representation of Freeport LNG and its subsidiary, FLNG Liquefaction 2, LLC, in connection with the $4.025 billion debt financing of the second train of Freeport LNG's multi-train natural gas liquefaction and export facility.
Representation of Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Jefferies LLC, as initial purchasers, in connection with the issuance of $244 million in private activity bonds to finance the winning bid by Isolux Infrastructure Netherlands B.V. to design, construct, operate and maintain the I-69 Section 5 Project under a public-private agreement with the Indiana Finance Authority.
Representation of Waypoint Leasing Holdings Ltd., the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, in connection with a $300 million term loan facility with BNP Paribas, as administrative agent, and BNP Paribas, MUFG Union Bank, N.A., RBC Capital Markets and Wells Fargo Bank Securities, as lead arrangers.