Michael advises financial institutions, equity sponsors, project developers, institutional investors and companies in complex financing transactions, including leveraged buyout and other acquisition financings, infrastructure and project financings, restructurings, structured trade financings and private placements. He has significant cross-border experience, with a particular focus on Latin America.

He has recently advised: the project sponsor on a time charter party for the long-term chartering of an FSRU to be used in connection with a new LNG import facility in Uruguay; MetLife on a number of credit facilities for the financing of large-scale commercial farm operations in Brazil and Peru; Ecopetrol on several US Ex-Im Bank-backed financings; and the project sponsor on several 3G toll road projects in Colombia.

Michael is ranked as a Leading Lawyer in banking and finance in Chambers USA 2018 and was recognised in The Legal 500 Latin America 2017.

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