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WFW ranked among top legal advisors in the InfraDeals 2015 Full Year Trend Report

9 February 2016

Watson Farley & Williams (“WFW”) have been ranked amongst the leading legal advisors in InfraDeals’ Trend Report for the year 2015.

Specifically, WFW was ranked:

    • Eleventh by deal count in the overall global legal advisors table;
    • Fourth by deal count in the Renewables legal advisors table;
    • Fifth by deal value in the Renewables legal advisors table;
    • Eighth by deal count in the Asia (excluding ANZAC) legal advisors table;
    • Seventh by deal count in the overall EMEA legal advisors table;
    • Thirteenth by deal value in the overall EMEA legal advisors table;
    • Ninth by deal count in the overall UK legal advisors table;
    • Fourteenth by deal value in the overall UK legal advisors table;
    • Fourth by deal count in the French legal advisers table;
    • First by deal count in the Italian legal advisers table;
    • Thirteenth by deal value in the Italian legal advisers table;
    • Sixth by deal count in the Spanish legal advisers table; and
    • Seventh by deal value in the Spanish legal advisers table.

While no table was provided specifically for Germany, two deals the firm advised on in Germany – the Veja Mate and Meerwind Sud-Ost offshore windfarm refinancings – were both ranked in the Top Ten Renewables Deals worldwide for 2015.

The report covers various areas including project financing of greenfield and brownfield projects, the expansion of existing assets, the refinancing of existing project finance debt and the financing of acquisitions globally across several sectors. These sectors include environment, power, renewables, social infrastructure, telecommunications and transport.