We have a strong track record of supporting domestic and international clients on their investments in Laos and Cambodia.
With a deep understanding of these markets and how to navigate their respective regulatory regimes, we are a firm of choice when it comes to acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures and the development and financing of major projects in these jurisdictions.
For example, we have been advised on almost every hydropower project that has been developed in Laos and we have developed a leading reputation from banks and sponsors for our ability to deliver outstanding advice and documentation on both the financing and project sides.
We have also advised on transactions in Cambodia across the energy, corporate, telecommunications, technology and infrastructure sectors to name a few.
Recent examples of our work
Asian Development Bank, Thai-Exim Bank, Foreign Trade Bank of Cambodia and Arco Capital Corporation, on the provision of a USD 23.5 million loan to Cambodia Power Transmission Lines Co. Ltd. for the construction of 221 kilometres of 115 kilo-volt double circuit transmission lines
ADB, IFC and international commercial and Thai banks in relation to the financing of the Nam Ngum 3 Hydropower Project
All the lenders, including ADB, on the USD1.25bn project financing of the Nam Theun 2 hydropower project
The lenders on the refinancing and extension of the Theun-Hinboun hydropower project
The sponsors on Vietnam's first BOT project to reach financial close. The combined-cycle power plant project involved multi-sourced financing which included multilaterals, commercial lenders and political risk insurance. It was the first project financing approved by the State Bank of Vietnam.
JBIC in relation to a loan to be made for the Vung Ang 1 Thermal Power Project
A consortium comprising Japanese and Korean companies on all aspects of their bid for the Nghi Son II Power Project
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