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Yuri Kim is an associate in the Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance Group based in the London office. She has experience in international project finance transactions acting for both sponsors and lenders in the power, oil and gas and infrastructure sectors. Yuri also practised in the firm's Tokyo and Singapore offices.
Advising KLPE, a joint venture consisting of United Chemicals Company, SAT and LG Chem with the proposed US$4 billion development and financing for the second phase of a petrochemical project in Kazakhstan.
Advising Saudi Arabian Oil Company in connection with its US$5-6 billion potential joint venture with PT Pertamina (Persero) to acquire, expand and upgrade Pertamina's refinery at Cilacap, Indonesia as part of Pertamina's Refinery Development Master Plan (RDMP).
Advising Kenya Airport Authority in connection with the Greenfield Terminal Project.
Advising ElecLink, the project company incorporated by STAR Capital and Eurotunnel, in connection with the proposed 1000 MW DC power interconnector between the UK and France, which will run through the Eurotunnel.
Advising Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) with respect to the 1200MW Hassyan clean coal power project in Dubai.
Advising EP UK Investments Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Energetický a průmyslový holding, a.s, a leading Central European energy group, on its acquisition of Eggborough Power Limited (owner of the 2GW Eggborough Power Station located in North Yorkshire) from Strategic Value Partners, Monarch Alternative Capital, International Power and certain minority shareholder.
Advising Vale S.A. in connection with the development and financing of the Nacala Project. The project includes the construction and financing of a new rail line to connect the Moatize mine in Tete to the existing railway line in Malawi, the rehabilitation of the existing line in the Malawi rail network, and in Mozambique between Nkaya and Monapo, the construction of a new branch line, connecting the existing railway line and the port, and the construction of a new coal port terminal in Nacala-à-Velha.
Advising Deutsche Bank in connection with a £77 million financing facility to be utilised by Grid Essence to acquire and build up to an aggregate of 60MW of photovoltaic solar plants in the UK under the Renewable Obligation Certificates regime issued by the Department of Energy and Climate Change.