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About Sameer

Sameer Ahuja focuses his practice on finance in the energy and infrastructure sectors, including both oil and gas and renewables projects. He has experience advising lenders, sponsors and borrowers on a wide range of multi-jurisdictional project financings, infrastructure export credit facilities, reserve-based lending and borrowing base financings. He has also advised syndicates on commodities, trade, leveraged and acquisition financings.


Recent Notable Matters

Al Ansar Hospital PPP — advising lenders to a consortium of Tamasuk and Alghanim in relation to the development of the Al Ansar Hospital PPP in Madinah, Saudi Arabia

Neptune Energy — as borrower in connection with a syndicated USD 1,500,000,000 borrowing base facility and a syndicated EUR 200,000,000 reserve-based letter of credit facility

Mauritian bank — amendment and restatement of an approximately $105 million reserve-based lending borrowing base facility in favour of a Norwegian-listed exploration and production company to finance the acquisition of various Tunisian concessions*

Dutch energy and commodity trader — advising the trader as buyer in relation to an up to $30 million prepayment agreement to finance the sale of crude oil produced from an oil mining lease in Nigeria*

Dutch energy and commodity trader — advising the trader as lender in relation to the restructuring of debt liabilities totalling approximately $65 million owed by the project company under an oil exploration project in Azerbaijan to the trader and a number of third party creditors*

International banking syndicate — a $1 billion facility with a $300 million accordion option in favour of the state oil company of a major African state to finance its purchase of receivables*

Leading global bank — amendment and restatement of $1.8 billion and $550 million uncommitted and committed letter of credit issuance facilities in favour of various international entities of a leading 'supermajor' oil and gas company*

Leading global bank — a $550 million uncommitted standby letter of credit issuing facility in favour of a leading ‘supermajor’ oil and gas company*

COCOBOD — up to $1.3 billion receivables backed pre-export financing facility entered into by an international banking syndicate*

International banking syndicate — a €150 million multi-currency secured uncommitted borrowing base facility in favour of TrailStone Renewables GmbH*

Major UK bank — amendment and restatement of a $300 million uncommitted guarantee-issuing facility in favour of a global subsea engineering company to, among other things, include clean growth margin ratcheting*

Italian development bank — €100 million term facility in favour of a major African multilateral bank to fund its financing of eligible projects within the agri-business value chain across Africa*

Leading global bank — $800 million Finnvera-backed secured buyer credit facility in favour of a global producer of paper and pulp in relation to the construction of an approximately $1.6 billion pulp and paper manufacturing plant in Brazil*

International bank — advising the agent and an international lending syndicate in respect of a €630 million BpiFAE-backed buyer credit multi-tranche facilities agreement in favour of the sovereign wealth fund of a Central Asian state in relation to the supply of 105 electric freight and passenger locomotives*

Leading global bank — advising the arranger, various lender syndicates, UK Export Finance and other ECAs on a number of ECA-supported loan facilities to the Ghana Ministry of Finance to support various infrastructure projects with export credit support provided by EKN, Euler Hermes, Sinosure and UKEF*

* Work completed prior to Bracewell



BPP University Law School,
King's College, University of London,

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Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales