Chris focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions and corporate and commercial matters in the energy sector. He has experience advising oil majors in a range of corporate matters, as well as borrowers, banks, underwriters and international financial institutions in areas of acquisition finance and project financing transactions. He has also undertaken a range of debt capital markets transactions, including a bond financing for a major European infrastructure fund.
Recent Notable Matters
CCC Oil and Gas — acquisition of Gaza Marine gas field*
CPPIB — acquisition of Shell’s upstream interests in the Corrib gas field and its processing facilities in Ireland together with CPPIB’s joint venture arrangements with Vermillion Energy*
Dalmore Capital, Equitix Investment Management — £1.4 billion acquisition of the John Laing Infrastructure Fund*
Major investment bank — bid for Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm*
Major Italian infrastructure — £1.2 billion project bond*
* Work completed prior to Bracewell