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About David

David Harty assists clients in all aspects of the finance and development of domestic and international energy, infrastructure projects and real estate projects, including power generation facilities, renewable projects, chemical and petrochemical facilities, terminals, transportation facilities and real estate projects. He has experience working with sponsors, commercial lenders, insurance companies, private equity firms and other financial institutions in connection with the origination, modification and restructuring of financings related to such projects.

David’s keen understanding in real estate and projects matters has allowed him to serve as speaker at New York University’s Stern School of Business. David has been recognized with Lawyers Alliance’s Cornerstone Award for Pro Bono Excellence for his work with not-for-profit organizations in New York.

Experience

Recent Notable Matters

Par Pacific Holdings, Inc. — acquisition of 100 percent of the equity interests in U.S. Oil & Refining Co. and certain affiliated entities for $358 million, including a 42,000 bpd refinery, a marine terminal and associated logistical system in Tacoma, Washington

Affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management Inc. — strategic investment with Landmark Infrastructure Partners LP in forming a joint venture to invest in core infrastructure assets

AP Energy Holdings Inc and South Field Energy LLC — $1.3 billion project financing and equity arrangements for the construction of the South Field Energy project, a 1,182 megawatt combined-cycle natural gas electric generating facility located near Wellsville, Ohio

Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank — as lead arranger, in the $4.65 billion financing of McDermott International, Inc.’s all-stock combination with Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V., consisting of a $2.26 billion senior secured term loan facility, a $1.0 billion senior secured revolving credit facility and a $1.39 billion senior secured letter of credit facility

South Field Energy LLC and AP Energy Holdings, Inc. — development, construction, finance and hedging of an approximately 1,100 MW natural gas power generation facility to be located in Eastern Ohio and the equity sell-down of the project*

Yuhuang Chemical Inc. — development and financing of an approximately $1.2 billion methanol facility in St. James Parish, Louisiana

Unregulated subsidiary of a public utility — acquisition of various wind farm developments located in the Southern United States*

Deutsche Bank AG — $101.3 million financing of the acquisition of a landmarked Manhattan building with security interests in the fee, leasehold and leasehold condominium units*

MUFG Union Bank, N.A. — $58 million term loan and building loan financing of Shops at Atlas Park in Queens, New York owned by joint venture between the Walton Street and Macerich companies*

German Bank Aareal Bank AG and subsidiary Aareal Capital Corporation — upsizing of $111.7 million fee and leasehold financing of 1460 Broadway, New York, NY*

Credit Agricole — represented the lender, in acquiring $50 million interest in the $430 million construction financing of the Seattle Hyatt Regency*

Magna Hospitality Group — $76 million acquisition and financing of three hotel properties in New Jersey, Virginia and North Carolina*

Onex Corporation and Schumacher Group — merger of Schumacher Group with ECI Healthcare Partners*

American Securities and Robertson Fuel Systems LLC — Robertson’s sale to HEICO Electronic Technologies Corp*

* Work completed prior to Bracewell

Credentials

Education

Brooklyn Law School,
J.D.
2001
The University of Chicago,
B.A.
1995

Bar Admissions

New York

Affiliations

Committee on Real Property Law
2007 – 2012
The Association of the Bar of the City of New York

News

News

Noteworthy