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Norton Rose Fulbright is global leader in project finance, ranked by IJ Global | Global law firm | Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright is global leader in project finance, ranked by IJ Global

July 18, 2016


  • Number one globally for volume of deals, with 28 deals completed in H1 2016
  • Number one globally for value of deals worked on, amounting to $25.7bn in H1 2016

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has been ranked first globally for the number of project finance deals completed, and their combined value, by leading infrastructure deal analysis and news outlet, IJ Global. The rankings list deal data across a range of sectors globally for the first half of 2016.

The firm also topped rankings for the Asia Pacific region by deal value and mining sector by both deal count and value. In addition the firm was listed first by volume of deals in the Middle East and North Africa region, and in the renewables and oil and gas sectors.

Simon Currie, global head of energy, Norton Rose Fulbright, comments:

"Project finance is twinned with the energy sector. In the first half of 2016 we have closed deals in diverse markets ranging from Angola to Mongolia and UK to ‎Dubai. We have a very strong network of lawyers which enables us to adapt to changing market conditions.”

Nick Merritt, global head of infrastructure, mining and commodities, Norton Rose Fulbright, comments:

“We are delighted to be recognised for the high quality work we do across the globe. The team has had a busy start to the year, which is set to continue and we look forward to working with clients to navigate the risks and opportunities that the project finance market holds.”

This year Norton Rose Fulbright’s projects team received 19 awards from IJ Global and Project Finance International magazine, recognising the calibre of its deals worked on around the world. The firm also advised on the project financing of the £2.6bn Beatrice offshore wind farm in Scotland, listed by IJ Global as one of the largest transactions to take place this year, globally.

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Notes for editors:

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm. We provide the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have 3800 lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare.

Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

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