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Melusi is an energy lawyer based in London. He focuses on project finance and construction-related matters within the renewable energy sector.
Melusi has worked on a wide variety of energy assets, including wind (onshore and offshore) and solar PV, in the UK advising sponsors and commercial lenders. His most recent experience includes advising on portfolio financings consisting of solar and wind assets.
- Attorney, qualified in South Africa
Financing of a 123MW portfolio of solar PV and wind projects, United Kingdom – advised National Australia Bank Limited on the financing of a portfolio of renewable energy projects including nine solar PV projects. The financing of the portfolio occurred in two separate phases with phases 1 and 2 reaching financial close on 30 March 2016 and 15 June 2016 respectively and the third phase currently underway;
Beatrice offshore wind farm, United Kingdom – formed part of the team advising the lenders in relation to the financing of the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm in Scotland.
Solar Portfolio – advising the Sponsors [confidential] in relation to the structuring, selection of lenders and negotiation of a portfolio financing of 32 solar PV assets (circa 274MW) in the UK, involving a club of six lenders (closed July 2016);
Acquisition of wind and solar PV assets - Advising Cubico Sustainable Investments Limited in relation to the acquisition of a portfolio of renewable assets and the release of existing finance arrangements;