James Foo

Associate, London

Biography

Overview

James is an associate in the Project Development and Finance Group in the London office. James advises banks and other financial institutions, sponsors and corporates on complex cross-border energy, resources and infrastructure finance transactions. James has worked on project financings, reserved based lending transactions, mining finance transactions and acquisition financings across developed and emerging markets.

Bars and Courts
New South Wales
Education
BA
University of Melbourne
Languages
English

Experience

Representation of Orion Mine Finance on the debt and equity financing and offtake arrangements for the Bel Air bauxite project in the Republic of Guinea.*

Representation of the Lenders on the US$1.225 billion reserves-based lending facility provided to Ithaca Energy.*

Representation of the Lenders on the £500+ million financing of the upgrade of the A465 (section 5 and 6 Dowlais Top to Hirwaun) highway.*

Representation of the Lenders on the senior and holdco financing in connection with the acquisition by DIF, ASI and LPP of Elenia Heat, the Finnish district heating business.*

Representation of the Government of Zambia on the US$2 billion multisource financing of the Kafue Gorge Lower hydropower project.*

Representation of the International Development Association on the scaling solar program for the 34 MW Ngonye Solar PV facility in Zambia.*

*Experience prior to White & Case