David Carter is the Head of Alternative Resourcing, based in London. He is developing and managing the adoption of new ways of resourcing and delivering the legal services Norton Rose Fulbright provide.
David trained as a lawyer with Norton Rose Fulbright in London and Hong Kong, and as a practitioner advises governments, sponsors and funders on major project financings and other structured finance transactions.
- Government of Georgia on the Anaklia port concession, Georgia’s flagship infrastructure project.
- Allianz GI, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ/MUSI, European Investment Bank, Royal Bank of Canada and Barclays on the GB£600m Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route project, the first European greenfield project finance to be co-funded by unwrapped institutional investors, multilaterals and commercial lenders, and the highest value PPP to date in Scotland.
- Standard Chartered Bank, Standard Bank/Stanbic IBTC, African Development Bank and African Finance Corporation on their project financing of the Lekki Port Project, a US$1.5bn greenfield container port on the Lekki peninsula in Lagos State.
- Standard Bank/Stanbic Ghana and Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund on a hybrid acquisition / project financing of a telecoms tower network in Ghana.
- European Investment Bank on their MidCap Growth Finance debt programme.
- Anglo Pacific Group on a mining royalty acquisition, joint funded through bank debt and an equity raise on the Toronto and London Stock Exchanges.
- Balfour Beatty and Urbaser on the Gloucester waste treatment PPP project.
- BAM, Bank of Ireland and European Investment Bank on a bundled schools PPP in Ireland.
- Shalina Resources on a process plant financing in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
- European Investment Bank and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on a water treatment plant in Moldova.
- Bayerische Landesbank, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and UK Green Investment Bank on the Derby waste to energy PPP project.
- Neconde Energy on the upsizing and renegotiation of a major oilfield borrowing base facility in Nigeria.
- Region of Waterloo in Canada in relation to a C$800m light rail project, named “Americas transport deal of the year” by Infrastructure Journal.
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