Marwan Azzi | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Marwan Azzi

Partner, New York

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Marwan Azzi is a partner in White & Case's M&A group, based in New York. Marwan focuses on domestic and cross border corporate transactions with emphasis in emerging markets.

His experience includes representing US and international corporate clients and investment funds in mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, joint ventures, strategic alliances and financing transactions. Marwan also has extensive experience in energy and infrastructure M&A and private equity investments.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar
  • Beirut Bar


  • LLM, Boston University
  • LLB, Saint Joseph University


  • English
  • Arabic
  • French


Representative matters prior to joining the Firm include the representation of:

I Squared Capital on its:

  • US$1.3 billion acquisition of IC Power's Latin American and Caribbean businesses from Kenon Holdings Ltd.
  • US$1.2 billion acquisition from Duke Energy of a portfolio of hydroelectric and natural gas generation plants, transmission infrastructure and natural gas processing facilities, totaling 2,300 MW in Peru, Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, El Salvador and Argentina.
  • Various bids to acquire infrastructure assets in the US and Latin America.

GE Energy Financial Services in its acquisition of 49% of EGPNA Renewable Energy Partners LLC from Enel Green Power SpA. The partnership has assets in North America with 760 MW of generating capacity.

A group of lenders led by Bayerische Landesbank, New York Branch and Rabobank, New York Branch in connection with a US$397 million construction loan for the 299 MW Kay Wind Project being developed by Apex Clean Energy in Oklahoma. A subsidiary of Southern Power Company has agreed to acquire the Kay Wind Project at completion.

Conduit Capital Partners in the sale to InterEnergy Holdings of a 55% ownership in Pedregal, a 55 MW diesel plant based in Pacora, Panama and a 100% interest in Jamaica Energy Partners and West Kingston Power Partners, which collectively operate three plants with 190 MW of diesel capacity in Jamaica.

Swicorp Company, an international private equity and asset management firm focused on the Middle East, Africa and Turkey, in the acquisition by its affiliate Sadeed Investment Limited (LLC) of a 30% equity stake in Saudi steel manufacturer BRC Industrial (Saudia) Limited.

Abdul Latif Jameel Energy (ALJ Energy) in structuring and establishing a joint venture with Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) to develop photovoltaic solar energy projects in Saudi Arabia.

ACWA Power International in the acquisition of Jordan Dubai Capital's interest and Malakoff's interest in the largest power generation company in Jordan in two separate transactions.

The consortium led by GDF Suez in the financing of the Barka 3 and Sohar 2 independent power projects in Oman. The transaction was awarded the "Middle East Power Deal of the Year" by Project Finance International in 2010.

Awards & Recognition

Rising Star for M&A and Private Equity in the United States, Euromoney's Expert Guide, 2018

Recipient of a "40 under 40 Emerging Leaders Award", The M&A Advisor, 2018