Tony Tsai

Associate, New York

Biography

Overview

Tony is an associate in the Project Development and Finance Group in the New York office of White & Case. His practice focuses on various types of corporate and project financing transactions. He advises lenders, borrowers and project sponsors on the development and financing of major energy and infrastructure projects, including oil and gas and power. Tony's financing experience includes credit facilities, structured financings and recapitalizations.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
New Jersey State Bar
Education
Juris Doctor
Boston University
Master of Arts
International Relations & Economics (Energy, Resources & Enviroment)
Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
Bachelor of Arts
International Studies
Johns Hopkins University
Languages
English

Experience

Representation of Freeport LNG in connection with its issuance under Rule 144A/Reg S of US$825 million of senior secured notes. The proceeds of the project bonds were used to refinance a portion of the senior secured loans incurred by Freeport LNG to initially finance the development and construction of the third liquefaction train of the multi-train natural gas liquefaction and LNG export facility being constructed at Quintana Island near Freeport, Texas.

Representation of Credit Suisse in connection with a US$1.25 billion syndicated loan with a US$250 million delay draw facility to refinance SBT Investors' existing promissory note.

Representation of Goldman Sachs in connection with the $50 million exit facility to the 745MW Temple I combined-cycle, gas-fired power plant located in Temple, Texas.

Representation of The Bank of Nova Scotia on entering into a consolidated, amended and restated credit agreement providing for a US$269 million and EU18.5 million term loan with a USD$193.46 million Delayed Draw Facility and a US$75 million Incremental Facility to to non-U.S. borrowers to fund the acquisition or construction of infrastructure assets, real property, revenue rights and ground lease buyouts in qualified jurisdictions and to fund its working capital requirements.