Seyfi Can Kandemir

Associate, London

Biography

Overview

Seyfi Can Kandemir is an associate in the Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance Group in London. Seyfi practises in international project finance transactions with a particular focus on the oil and gas, petrochemical, mining and power sectors. Seyfi joined the Firm in 2010 and qualified as an associate in 2012. In 2011, Seyfi undertook a six-month secondment working in the Firm's Abu Dhabi office.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Education
LPC
College of Law
LLM
International Banking and Finance Law
University College London
LLB
Durham University
Languages
English
German
Turkish

Experience

Representation of an international consortium of sponsors in connection with the construction and operation of the Big Almaty Ring Motor Road (BAKAD), the ring road around Almaty.

Representation of the lenders (including IFC, OPIC and commercial lenders) on the multi-hundred million financing of Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée's Sangaredi bauxite mine expansion in the Republic of Guinea. 

Representation of the sponsors in connection with the development and financing of the pathfinder 1GW Wind Power Project in Turkey under the Turkish Wind Renewable Energy Resources Area Project (YEKA) programme.

Representation of a syndicate of seven US and European commercial banks on a secured facility extended to Prince Rupert Port and the Port of Vancouver (both 100% owned by DP World Limited) for the purposes of expansion of the Prince Rupert Port and refinancing of the existing debt in connection with both Prince Rupert Port and Port of Vancouver.

Representation of the sponsors in connection with the development and financing of two hospital projects in Turkey under the Turkish healthcare PPP programme (Izmir and Kocaeli).

Representing Enerjisa Enerji Üretim A.Ş. in connection with the development of up to 5 GW of merchant power assets in Turkey (including hydro, CCGT, wind and lignite), which has raised €1.9 billion of project debt to date through a portfolio financing, including international and domestic syndicated banks, DFIs, export credit agencies, EBRD, IFC and EIB.