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Trinity advises sponsors on landmark Amandi IPP in Ghana December 14, 2016 Trinity has advised Amandi Energy Limited (“Amandi Energy”) on the $552 million Amandi Energy Power Plant (the “Amandi Project”), a 197.4 MW combined cycle, dual-fuel power project situated in Aboadze, Ghana. The Amandi Project is the only large scale base-load independent power generation project in sub-Saharan Africa to achieve financial close to date in 2016. The $418 million in debt financing is provided by a group of lenders, including the U.S. Government’s development finance institution Overseas Private Investment Corporation (“OPIC”), which will provide a $250 million loan, as well as CDC Group plc, which will provide an $83 million loan, Nedbank Limited and Rand Merchant Bank who will together provide around $84 million in debt. The Amandi Project is due to complete construction within 28 months and is scheduled to come online in April 2019. The plant’s construction will create 400 jobs, most of which will be filled by Ghanaians, and the plant’s operations will employ up to 40 people full time. The Amandi Project will be crucial in helping to meet Ghana’s growing power needs. Once constructed, the plant will be one of the most efficient power plants in the country and will produce more than 1,600 gigawatt hours per year, energising up ...

Trinity Ranked in Legal 500 2011 January 26, 2012 Trinity has been ranked in the new edition of Legal 500, launched online on 21 September: http://www.legal500.com/firms/670/offices/5043. Following on from its success in the 2010 edition, Trinity is ranked for Finance: ...

Chambers Global 2011 Ranks All of Trinity’s Partners January 26, 2012 The 2011 edition of Chambers Global ranks Trinity International for "Projects & Energy: Africa" alongside some of the largest and best firms in the project finance market: http://www.chambersandpartners.com/Global/Editorial/40325#org_121722. With 25 firms ...

REFIT Article Published by Infrastructure Journal January 26, 2012 An article by Simon Norris, a partner at Trinity, focusing on the renewable energy feed in tariff programme in South Africa was published by Infrastructure Journal online today http://www.ijonline.com/genv2/Secured/DisplayArticle.aspx?ArticleID=69060.  Trinity has ...

Trinity International LLP has moved headquarters January 26, 2012 Trinity International LLP has moved headquarters.  Please do not hesitate to contact us directly on our mobile or BlackBerry numbers as set out below: Paul Biggs: +44 7771 706 603 or +44 ...

Telecoms Financing Close January 26, 2012 Trinity advised the lending consortium (including Citibank, Standard Chartered, Absa Capital and Barclays) in relation to a telecoms financing transaction (approximately US$120m) in sub-Saharan Africa that reached financial close at ...

Olkaria III wins Project Finance Magazine Award 2009 January 26, 2012 We are pleased to announce that the Olkaria III geothermal IPP in Kenya has won the Project Finance magazine/Euromoney African Renewable Deal of the Year 2009. The award was ...

Launch of Africa Power Guide January 26, 2012 Trinity International LLP (“Trinity”) has launched an exciting new power-focused website: www.africapowerguide.com (the “Guide”), in conjunction with contributions from a number of the best law firms in Africa. WHAT IS IT? The ...

Few reasons for Africa to fear EU’s fund directive: January 26, 2012 Trinity’s Kaushik Ray has written an article for The Financial Times’ dedicated Africa pubclication, This is Africa, on the EU directive on alternative investment fund managers and its potential impact ...

Guy Jolly January 26, 2012 We are pleased to announce that Guy Jolly, a finance lawyer with a particular focus on international projects transactions, has joined the Trinity team. The firm is continuing its ...