Shamim is an associate in our Project Development and Finance group in London. Shamim advises lenders, sponsors, corporates and ECAs in relation to complex cross-border energy and project finance transactions.
Before joining White & Case, Shamim has developed broad finance experience across developed and emerging markets, having worked in the Dubai and London offices of a leading international law firm.
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Recent transactions include:
Representation of NEOM Green Hydrogen Company, in an equal joint venture between ACWA Power, Air Products and NEOM, on the financing of the landmark US$8.4 billion NEOM Green Hydrogen Project powered by renewable energy for production and export of green hydrogen to global markets, capable of producing 650 tons per day of carbon-free hydrogen in the form of ammonia, to be located in Saudi Arabia.
Representation of Red Sea Global, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia (PIF), on the financing of Phase One of The Red Sea Project. This deal was recognised as "Project Finance Deal of the Year" by Capital Markets Saudi Arabia Awards 2021.
Representation of Sweihan PV Power Company PJSC, the owner and operator of the Noor Abu Dhabi solar PV plant, in connection with the refinancing in full of the Noor Abu Dhabi project through the issuance of US$700.8 million 3.625% green senior secured green bonds.
Representation of Saudi Power Procurement Company in connection with the development of the 1.5 GW Sudair solar project, the largest single-site solar project in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This deal was recognised as "MENA Renewables Deal of the Year" by IJGlobal 2021 and "Structured Finance Deal of the Year" by Capital Markets Saudi Arabia Awards 2021.
Representation of the Government of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, acting through the Department of Finance, in connection with a strategic Abu Dhabi Government backed financing relating to a AED 1.99 billion green loan term facility for Etihad Rail Company PJSC for the construction of passenger stations and rail track extensions to connect with the existing Etihad Rail freight line and associated infrastructure.