Kian Newlyn

Associate, Sydney

Biography

Overview

Kian advises lenders, borrowers and sponsors across a spectrum of project and acquisition finance transactions, with a specific emphasis on major energy and infrastructure project financing in Australia.

Bars and Courts
Supreme Court of New South Wales
Education
LLB
Australian National University
Languages
English

Experience

Kian's experience includes:

Assisting with advice to the lenders in respect of the A$158m term loan facility limit refinancing of the Taralga Wind Farm, a 106.8MW capacity installation located near Goulburn, NSW which is supported by a PPA with Energy Australia.

Assisting with advice to Whitehaven Coal Limited with respect to A$50m financing to purchase certain equipment for use in the Tarrawonga open cut coal mine.

Assisting with advice to Amp Solar Group Inc. on the development and A$40m financing of the Molong Solar Farm near Orange, New South Wales.

Assisting with advice to Commonwealth Bank of Australia in relation to providing financing for the purpose of the delivery and management of the long-term accommodation for fly-in-fly-out workers in Karratha, Western Australia.

Assisting with advice to Australia and New Zealand Banking Group in relation to the A$360m financing for the purpose of the development of the 214MW Yandin Wind Farm.

Assisting with advice to Malakoff in relation to the refinancing of its 50% interest in the 420MW Macarthur Wind Farm.

Advising the lenders in respect of the financing of a selective share buy back and the acquisition of oil and gas assets in Australasia.

Secondment to Fotowatio Renewable Ventures as junior support for its general counsel.