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About Humza

Humza Deshmukh focuses his practice on commercial lending and project finance in a variety of industries with an emphasis on the renewable energy sector.  He represents clients in senior and subordinated debt financings, acquisition and project financings, structured financings, leveraged buyouts, securitizations, structured commodity arrangements, maritime financings, trade financings, restructurings and DIP financings.

Prior to practicing law, Humza spent time overseas working with the non-profit Human Rights Now, assisting people displaced by illegal logging in Malaysia. He also previously taught English to young professionals and college students in Turkey.

Experience

Recent Notable Matters

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

Credentials

Education

Columbia Law School,
J.D.
2016
Emory University,
Bachelor of Arts
2012

Bar Admissions

New York

Languages

Urdu
Arabic
French
Turkish

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