Watson Farley & Williams (“WFW”) Press Release

18 January 2017 - 12:00 am UTC

Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has been recognised as the leading law firm for renewables both globally and for Europe by deal value in Infradeals 2016 Project Finance & Advisory Report.

***Watson Farley & Williams was the top renewables legal advisor by deal count (58).
***A total of 1,440 deals valued at USD 397.25bn reached financial close in 2016. This compares with 1,289 valued at USD 388.20bn in 2015.
***130 greenfield PPPs have reached financial close in the 2016 compared with 138 in 2015.
***Clifford Chance claimed top spot in the legal advisory tables by deal count with 106 transactions while Allen & Overy was top legal advisor by value (USD 59.75bn).
***Macquarie Capital was top financial advisor by both value (USD 49.10bn) while KPMG was the top financial advisor by deal count (50).
***MUFG Group was top lender by both value (USD 10.80bn) and by deal count (128)
***RBC was the top capital market debt provider by deal count (19) while Citigroup was the top by value (USD 4.50bn).
***Arup was top technical advisor by both value (USD 42.02bn) and deal count (46).
***Marsh was the top insurance advisor by value (USD 16.74bn) and deal count (36).
***Mazars was the top model auditor by value (USD 31.08bn) and deal count (98).
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