Category: May 2018

Focus – May 2018

Welcome back! There’s plenty to update you on in this edition of Focus –  a corporate update, new joiners, new deals in the Seychelles and closed REIPPP deals in South Africa as well as in Zambia and Mozambique and of course, GDPR – we would like to stay connected with you! The Africa Energy Forum is… Read more »

The FIDIC Silver Book – Impact for Project Financed EPC contracts – summary

In December 2017, the Fédération Internationale Des Ingénieurs-Conseils (the International Federation of Consulting Engineers) (“FIDIC”) published updated editions of its Conditions of Contract for Construction (the “Red Book”), Conditions of Contract for Plant and Design-Build (the “Yellow Book”) and Conditions of Contract for EPC/Turnkey Projects (the “Silver Book”). These editions were published further to the… Read more »

The FIDIC Silver Book – Impact for Project Financed EPC contracts – a detailed analysis

  Background In recent years the FIDIC Silver Book has become the de facto starting position for EPC contracts in project financed transactions in Sub-Saharan Africa and other emerging markets.  For the purposes of this article, our comments relate to the use of the Silver Book in that context, rather than applying more generally to… Read more »

Corporate Update

In line with the increase in investment and M&A activity in Africa in the last 6-12 months, particular in the power sector, our corporate team has been busy on a number of transactions.  Paul Biggs and Conrad Marais have been advising AquaVenture Holdings Limited (NYSE: WAAS) in relation to its acquisition of a majority interest… Read more »

GDPR and Updated Privacy Policy

You are currently a contact in our marketing database and we occasionally send you our Focus newsletter, like this one.  We also like to send you occasional invitations to events or seminars. As you may be aware, due to changes to data protection regulations (in the UK and in the wider EU) mean that you… Read more »

Seychelles floating solar

Trinity is advising the government of the Republic of Seychelles in relation to the tender of the first utility-scale floating solar PV project in Africa at the Lagoon le Rocher in the Seychelles. The tender is implemented by the Seychelles Energy Commission, with the Public Utility Corporation as the eventual off-taker of the energy produced…. Read more »

New joiners

We are excited to let you know that we will soon be joined by two new team members. Kanmi Lawson joins the corporate team in London from Herbert Smith Freehills (Paris) as a Senior Associate. He has a wide range of experience as a corporate and commercial lawyer on single and multi-jurisdictional acquisitions and disposals (including comprehensive buyer/seller… Read more »

Trinity advises on REIPPP

Trinity advised the Standard Bank of South Africa and other lenders in three solar PV projects (totalling 258MW of capacity) that reached financial close under Round 4 of the South African Government Department of Energy’s Renewable Energy IPP Procurement Programme (“REIPPP”). The Norweigan consortium, Scatec Solar, was awarded preferred bidder status for three projects in… Read more »