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Nancy J. Nelson
Nancy Jo Nelson represents banks, borrowers and issuers in senior debt financings, project finance, trade finance, credit enhancement facilities, bond and capital markets transactions and structured financing arrangements. She has experience in negotiating and documenting both syndicated and single-bank credit facilities, and complex collateral arrangements. She is a member of the firm’s legal opinions committee and active in rendering a variety of legal opinions in connection with secured financings.
Ms. Nelson works on a variety of international financings, including transactions involving Export-Import Bank, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, the International Finance Corporation, and the Inter-American Development Bank.
$749,850,000 aggregate syndicated secured project financing of SH 130 Concession Company LLP to construct Texas toll road. Represented borrower.
$430,000,000 U.S. Department of Transportation project financing of SH 130 Concession Company LLP to construct Texas toll road. Represented borrower.
$120,000,000 syndicated secured financing of Mercon Coffee Corporation with collateral in 12 countries. Represented Société Générale, as agent bank.
$250,000,000 syndicated secured financing of Willbros Group Inc. with collateral in eight countries. Represented Calyon, as agent bank.
$80,000,000 syndicated secured financing for Western Sugar Cooperative. Represented Société Générale, as agent bank.
$125,000,000 aggregate syndicated secured export financing facilities for Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée, for its bauxite mining operation in Guinea. Lead counsel representing BNP Paribas, as agent bank.
$1,200,000,000 syndicated secured financing of El Paso Corporation co-agented by Citicorp North America Inc. and Credit Suisse First Boston. Represented the co-agent banks.
$250,000,000 syndicated secured financing for InterGen Finance Company B.V. agented by Deutsche Bank A.G. Represented the borrower.
$225,000,000 Eximbank secured take-out financing for Trayka Elektrik Uretim ve Ticaret A.S. in connection with completion of Turkish power project and related post-completion and working capital credit facilities. Represented the project company.
$313,000,000 syndicated secured project financing for Gener S.A. affiliates for power plant in Northern Argentina and related transmission line into northern Chile. Co-lead counsel representing sponsor.
$107,000,000 standby bond purchase facility and related participations in support of hospital revenue bonds for Memorial Hospital System. Lead counsel representing Société Générale, as standby bond purchaser and fronting bank.
$50,000,000 OPIC financing for Nuevo Energy Corporation related to acquisition of oil and gas fields off the coast of the French Congo. Represented joint venture energy developers as parallel borrowers.
J.D., with honors, The George Washington University Law School, 1984
M.A., Georgetown University, 1980
B.A., cum laude, The Ohio State University, 1977
District of Columbia
State Bar of Texas
American Bar Association
Best Lawyers in America, Project Finance Law, 2010-2011, 2013
Chambers and Partners Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Project Finance, 2004