Annemarie Dunleavy’s practice focuses on commercial lending and project finance transactions. She represents both lenders and borrowers in a range of secured and unsecured financial arrangements, including structuring and negotiating senior and subordinated debt financings, acquisition and project financings, structured financings, and securitizations, with a focus on the energy industry. She also assists clients in all phases of energy and infrastructure projects.
Prior to joining Bracewell, Annemarie served as in-house counsel for a publicly-traded midstream oil and gas master limited partnership and for a renewable power generation company.
Recent Notable Matters
Wells Fargo Bank, National Association — as lender, administrative agent and collateral agent in the successfully completed exit financing for Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. and certain affiliates. The exit financing included approximately $400 million in a revolving credit facility, $100 million in a term loan and over $85 million in privately placed notes.
Co-op Power — represented the seller, in a community solar project, in the sale of its membership interest in solar project. Representation included drafting and reviewing multiple ancillary service agreements including EPC amendments, Community Solar Management Agreement and Construction Management Agreement
Carlyle International Energy Partners — finance counsel in The Carlyle Group’s acquisition of Occidental’s entire onshore portfolio in Colombia for a total consideration of $825 million
Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank — as agent to the lenders in the $2.44 billion letter of credit facility and approximately $544 million in funded debt for McDermott International in the successfully completed emergence from bankruptcy
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