Peter Dagher | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Peter Dagher

Associate, New York

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Overview

Peter is an associate in White & Case's Energy, Infrastructure, Project Finance and Asset Finance Group in New York.

His practice focuses on infrastructure projects (in the power generation, oil and gas, and renewables sectors) and aircraft finance (asset-based, corporate, and Export-Import Bank supported loans). He has represented investment banks, private equity funds, large institutional clients, airlines and aircraft leasing companies in connection with international and domestic transactions.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar

Education

  • LLM, European Law, Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas
  • JD, Fordham University School of Law
  • BS, Finance and International Business, Georgetown University McDonough School of Business

Languages

  • English
  • German

Experience

Representation of the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) on multiple confidential matters.

Representation of a confidential client who is providing mezzanine financing to support the construction and development in Chile of (i) a photovoltaic solar power project and (ii) an integrated gas to power project including a combined cycle gas-fired power plant, an LNG floating storage and regasification terminal (with multiple users) along with a dedicated FSRU, and related pipelines and transmission lines.

Representation of Global Infrastructure Partners in its US$1.825 billion acquisition of Medallion Gathering & Processing, LLC, the largest privately held crude oil transportation system in the Midland Basin of West Texas.

Representation of Deutsche Bank and JPMorgan Chase & Co. in connection with a US$1.385 billion term loan to Traverse Midstream Partners LLC, a pipeline company whose portfolio includes the 715-mile Rover Pipeline and the 52-mile Ohio River System pipeline.

Representation of Pegasus Airlines on multiple transactions including prepayments, wet leases and engine substitutions.

Representation of Wings Capital Partners in connection with a secured revolving loan facility with Wells Fargo Securities, LLC and a secured commercial paper conduit facility with Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank used to finance the purchase of aircraft leased to various domestic and international airlines.

Representation of IFM Investors in the sale of Essential Power, a 1,767 MW power generation portfolio to the Carlyle Group.

Representation of Goldman Sachs Lending Partners LLC, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, MUFG Union Bank, N.A. and Investec as joint lead arrangers in connection with the project financing of Panda Stonewall's 778 MW natural gas-fired power generating station developed in Virginia. Recognized as the 2014 North American Merchant Deal of the Year by IJ Global.

Publications

  • Social Impact Bonds and the Private Benefit Doctrine: Will Participation Jeopardize a Nonprofit's Tax-Exempt Status?, 81 Fordham Law Review 3479, 2013

Awards & Recognition

Fordham Law Review

Fordham Moot Court Board

Alpha Sigma Nu