Gabrielle Goodrow

Associate, New York

Biography

Overview

Gabrielle is an associate in the Firm's Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance group based in the New York office. Her practice focuses on advising lenders, borrowers and project sponsors on the development, acquisition and financing of energy and infrastructure projects, with an emphasis on public private partnership infrastructure development and renewable energy projects.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Education
JD
Duke University School of Law
BA
Public Health
Brown University
Languages
English
French

Experience

Representation of Talen Energy Corporation and its subsidiary Cumulus Growth Holdings LLC in connection with their $175 million strategic capital partnership with Orion Energy Partners. The investment represents an additional step forward in capitalizing and executing Talen's strategic transformation to a renewable energy and digital infrastructure growth platform, and will be used to fund common infrastructure for the Cumulus hyper-scale data center campus, located adjacent to Talen's 2.5 gigawatt Susquehanna carbon-free nuclear plant, as well as to fund Talen's previously announced bitcoin mining joint venture known as Nautilus Cryptomine.

Representation of Ridgewood Private Equity Partners in connection with their acquisition of a majority equity interest in Vista Ridge LLC, the concessionaire for a 142-mile water pipeline in Texas, the offtaker of which is the San Antonio Water System. We have negotiated several amendments to the Water Purchase Agreement, navigated the Project through successful achievement of COD and advised on a $1.05 billion refinancing of the Project's construction financing at the end of 2020, implemented as a US private placement. The refinancing was recently awarded "Americas Water Deal of the Year" by IJ Global 2020. The original project was awarded "North America Water Deal of the Year" by IJGlobal 2017 and Project Finance International 2017, and "Water Deal of the Year" by Global Water Intelligence 2017 and "Best Utilities Project, Gold Award" P3 Bulletin 2017.

Representation of the borrower in connection with the $280M initial debt financing of a wind, solar and energy storage portfolio of over 150 projects located throughout the continental United States, as well as ongoing corporate organization and compliance matters throughout 2021.

Representation of Calpine Development Holdings, LLC (CDH) in connection with a revolving commercial bank loan facility to fund the construction of wind, solar and natural gas fired power and energy storage projects.

Representation of the lender and administrative agent in the $54M refinancing of a portfolio of fifteen operating commercial and industrial (C&I) solar power assets located in the southeastern U.S. (aggregating 92MW) owned and operated by one of the largest developers and operators of utility scale solar assets in the U.S.

Representation of the Geysers Power Company in the $1.1 billion climate bond certified financing of the Geysers geothermal power generating facilities in California, one of the largest portfolio of renewable energy assets in the United States, named "North America Renewables Geothermal Deal of the Year" by IJGlobal 2020.

Representation of Freeport LNG in connection with US $3.4 billion refinancing of the senior secured loans incurred by Freeport LNG to initially finance the development and construction of the third liquefaction train of the multi-train natural gas liquefaction and LNG export facility at Quintana Island near Freeport, Texas. Awarded "North America Refinancing Oil & Gas Deal of the Year" by IJGlobal 2020.

Representation of the lenders in connection with the provision of a US$100 million term loan facility and a US$100 million revolving credit facility to a domestic borrower operating bulk liquid storage facilities located in the Midwestern US and Canada, along with the subsequent US$134 million incremental increase and integration of additional operating assets.