South Africa – Example transactions

(please note that this is not an exhaustive list – please contact us for more details)


100MW thermal Project (South Africa):
Advising an international IPP developer in relation to its bid for a 100MW gas-fired power project near Atlantis, Western Cape in the South African Risk Mitigation IPP Procurement Programme.


Thermal IPP (South Africa):
Advising an international IPP developer in relation to its bid for a 300MW gas-fired power project near Saldanha Bay, Western Cape in the South African Risk Mitigation IPP Procurement Programme.


Fundraising Mobile Solar System (Ghana/South Africa/Spain):
Advising a developer in relation to its fundraising to further develop the expansion of its business which includes a mobile solar system capable of delivering solar power to industry.


Acquisition (South Africa):
Acting for an investor on its consortium acquisition of a pathology and laboratory business based in South Africa including on-going shareholder arrangements.


Acquisition of Coal Power Station (South Africa):
Representing a consortium of investors, in the acquisition of the Kelvin power project in South Africa.


Coal Mine Acquisition (South Africa):
Acting for a mining major in respect of its acquisition of Elitheni coal mine in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.


Gas Pipeline (Mozambique/South Africa):
Advising the lead arrangers and the lending consortium in relation to the financing of a US$1.2 billion natural gas pipeline project from Mozambique to South Africa (Sasol Pipeline Project).


Gas Pipeline (South Africa):
Representing the lenders in respect of its debt and equity investment into a gas pipeline project.


Generation Facilities (South Africa):
Advising on the development of a series of small-scale embedded generation facilities in the Port Elizabeth municipality, South Africa.


Case Studies

REIPPPP Programme (South Africa)

Trinity advised many of the lenders and several of the equity investors in relation to solar PV, CSP, hydro and wind projects procured through the South African Government Department of Energy’s Renewable Energy IPP Procurement Programme (REIPPP), across several rounds.

Our involvement has included advising on the form of the PPA, Implementation Agreement and the full suite of subcontracts (including EPC, O&M, Self-Build Agreements and Consortium Agreement) in conjunction with a number of South African law firms.

Notable mandates have included:

  • Sishen Solar PV: Advising the lenders to the financing of the 74MW Sishen solar PV facility, developed by Acciona Energy and Aveng, in round 2 of the South African renewable procurement programme.
  • Vredendal Solar PV: Acting for Rand Merchant Bank in relation to the financing of a 8.8MW solar PV project near Vredendal in the Western Cape, South Africa, in round 2 of the South African renewable procurement programme
  • Aurora Solar PV: Acting for Rand Merchant Bank in relation to the financing of a 9MW solar PV project near Aurora in the Western Cape, South Africa, in round 2 of the South African renewable procurement programme.
  • Linde Solar PV: Representing the lenders in the financing of the 36.8MW solar PV facility, developed by Scatec Solar at Linde in the Northern Cape, in round 3 of the South African renewable procurement programme.
  • Investment in Renewable Power Project: Advising a financial institution in respect of the funding of an equity contribution relating to a concentrated solar project forming part of round 3 of the South African renewable procurement programme.
  • Dreunberg Solar PV: Representing the lenders in the financing of the 69.6MW solar PV facility, developed by Scatec Solar at Dreunberg in the Eastern Cape, in round 3 of the South African renewable procurement programme.
  • Roggeveld Wind IPP: Acting for the lenders to the Roggeveld wind transaction in round 4 of the South African renewable programme.
  • Sirius Solar PV: Advising the lenders in relation to the financing of the Sirius solar PV project in round 4 of the South African renewable programme.
  • Dyasons Klip 1: Acting for the lenders in respect of the Dyasons Klip 1 solar PV project in round 4 of the South African renewable programme.
  • Dyasons Klip 2: Acting for the lenders in respect of the Dyasons Klip 2 solar PV project in round 4 of the South African renewable programme.
  • Kalkbult Solar PV Project: Advising the lenders in respect of a 75MW solar PV power plant developed by Scatec Solar in 1 round of the South African renewable procurement programme.

I’d like to learn more about a service you provide

I’m looking for

Copyright © 2021 Trinity International LLP | Legal and Disclaimer

Marketing by Unity Online