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About Martha

Martha Kammoun advises domestic and international private equity funds, sponsors and financial institutions on acquisitions and finance transactions, with a particular focus on energy and infrastructure investments. Her experience includes advising on conventional and renewable power projects, transmission, energy storage and carbon capture.

As co-general counsel of a US-based energy private equity fund, she has also advised on a broad range of operational matters ranging from project finance, development, asset management and divestiture, to fund structuring and governance. Her goal is to leverage her knowledge and experience to assist her clients in efficiently structuring their transactions and optimizing the operation and value of their assets.

Experience

Recent Notable Matters

Sponsor — $750,000,000 secured Term Loan B refinancing  of two Term Loan A facilities led by Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, Inc. and secured by a portfolio of combined-cycle power plants located in Pennsylvania and Massachusetts

Private equity purchaser — acquisition of a 1,320 megawatt generating facility in Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania, and a 510 megawatt generating facility in Providence, Rhode Island from Dominion Generation, Inc. together with the related $925,000,000 Term Loan B financing led by Credit Suisse AG

Private equity purchaser — acquisition of a 309 megawatt natural gas-fired combined cycle power plant in Dover, Delaware and a 503  megawatt  natural gas and fuel oil- fired simple cycle power plant in Christiana, Wisconsin from Calpine Holdings, LLC and Calpine Northbrook Project Holdings, LLC together with the related $250,000,000 incremental loan financing

Purchaser — acquisition of midstream facilities from American Midstream LLC, an ArcLight entity, consisting of pipelines, gathering systems, compression assets, and processing facilities in Texas with contracted revenues under a construction and field gathering agreement with Penn Virginia Oil & Gas, LP together with the related Term Loan A financing led by Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

SteelRiver Infrastructure Fund North America LP — leveraged acquisition of the natural gas distribution business of EQT Corporation

Macquarie Infrastructure Company LLC — subsidiaries’ refinancing of credit facilities entered into in connection with its acquisition of Hawaii’s only franchised full-service gas company

Private Equity Sponsor — buyout of the Morgantown Plant power purchase agreement from its offtaker utility MonPower with the intent of partially shutting down the plant and potentially developing a renewable power project on its premises

Sponsor — development, construction and sale of Trishe Wind Ohio, a 105 megawatt wind generation project located in Paulding County, Ohio

Sponsor — broad range of development, construction, financing and operational matters relating to a portfolio of wind energy power plants including offtake matters, restructurings, construction and tax equity financing, energy management, operations and public relations matters

Various French, Italian, South African and US sponsors and lenders — South Africa’s independent procurement program for 3,725  megawatt  of electricity to be generated by renewable energy sources

Morgan Stanley — as lead arranger, structuring agent and lender in connection with the construction financing and back leverage financing for a 106.5  megawatt  wind generation facility in Glacier and Toole Counties, Montana

Large international financial institution — as tax equity provider in connection with the financing of a 60  megawatt  wind-powered generation facility located in Richardson County, Nebraska

Large international financial institution — as tax equity provider in connection with the financing of the 34.5 megawatt wind-powered generation facility located in Madison and Oneida Counties, New York

Private equity firm — acquisition of five solar photovoltaic power plants in Massachusetts

Private equity firm — acquisition of two solar photovoltaic power plants in Puerto Rico

Private equity firm — sale of the Hudson Transmission Line, a 660  megawatt high-voltage direct current electric transmission cable connecting New Jersey and New York City and developed jointly with ARES-EIF

Sponsor — development of the Delaney Colorado River Ten West Link project, a 500 kilovolt transmission line traversing approximately 114 miles between Southeast California and Southwest Arizona

Equity Sponsor — Joint Equity Financing and Construction Financing of approximately $575,000,000 for the development of a world-scale hydrogen and nitrogen based ammonia plant with nameplate capacity of 3,600 metric tons of ammonia per day to be located in Texas City, Texas

Real asset-related private equity fund — fund formation matters and structuring and implementing co-investment transactions and subscription secured revolving credit facilities

Macquarie Infrastructure Company LLC — refinancing of the credit facilities of its subsidiary, the largest fixed based operations servicer in the United States operating at 62 airports

First National Bank — project financing of the Four Seasons Hotel in Damascus

Argo Group — as borrower in connection with its secured revolving working capital credit facility and letter of credit facility

SteelRiver Infrastructure Fund North America LP — leveraged acquisition of a leading operator of short line and regional railroads in 13 states of he United States

Royal Bank of Scotland — acquisition financing of water and wastewater treatment facilities located in California

Credentials

Education

Harvard Law School,
LL.M.
2002
Saint-Joseph University,
L.L.B.
2001

Bar Admissions

New York

Languages

French — fluent
Arabic — fluent
Spanish — proficient

Affiliations

UnionDocs
Board of Directors

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