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About Angela

Angela Wallace NeSmith represents lenders, sponsors, developers and investment funds in connection with the finance and development of projects across the energy and infrastructure spectrum, including the thermal power generation, renewables, petrochemical, and oil and gas sectors. She has advised on US and cross-border transactions, including project financings, project development arrangements, and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining Bracewell, Angela worked at an international law firm in London.

Experience

Recent Notable Matters

Crédit Agricole — $2.8 billion financing facility in prepackaged Chapter 11 restructuring transaction for McDermott International, as agent to revolving debtor-in-possession (DIP) lenders

Crédit Agricole — $1.7 billion new financing for McDermott International which includes immediate access to $650 million of financing comprised of $550 million under a term loan credit facility and $100 million under a letter of credit facility, as lead arranger and revolving administrative agent

Consortium of lenders, including European Bank for Reconstruction and Development — $120 million financing of a 54 megawatt onshore wind farm in Mongolia*

Investment fund — financing and management of investments in biomass and anaerobic digestion facilities in the UK*

Bioenergy Infrastructure Group — refinancing of a 24 megawatt refuse-derived fuel gasification facility and a 21.5 megawatt waste biomass plant in the UK, and acquisition of a 70 megawatt portfolio of anaerobic digestion and biomass projects in the UK from the Green Investment Group*

Infrastructure fund — establishment of, and investment in, a joint venture platform with an IPP, including the initial acquisition of a 75 megawatt portfolio of European solar projects*

Investment fund —  acquisition of a full-fiber broadband network in the UK, including advice on quoted Eurobonds*

* Work completed prior to Bracewell

Credentials

Education

Columbia Law School,
LL.M.
2019
Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
The University of Law,
Postgraduate Diploma in Law
2015
with distinction
University of Bristol,
LL.B
2011
honors

Bar Admissions

New York
Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales

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Columbia Law School, Columbia Business and Law Association, Board
LL.M. representative
School of International and Public Affairs Energy Association