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Eamon Nolan
Eamon Nolan
Partner — Project Development & Finance
Partner — Project Development & Finance

Eamon Nolan

Eamon Nolan
New York

The Grace Building
1114 Avenue of the Americas
32nd Floor
New York, New York 10036

start quote symbolProject development and finance is largely an exercise in problem solving – every project faces its own unique set of extremely complex challenges. We are fortunate to have clients that trust us to help them overcome those challenges with the development of what is usually a fundamentally important piece of infrastructure that serves a community or region.end quote symbol
Eamon Nolan

Experience Highlights

  • Aleática, an IFM Investors portfolio company, in the issuance of a project bond and bank debt for the financing of the Autopista Río Magdalena 2 highway project, a major greenfield 4G toll road in Colombia (PFI Americas Transport Deal of the Year, 2021)

  • Buckeye Partners and Nala Renewables in their acquisition of a majority interest in Swift Current Energy, a leading North American clean energy development and investment platform with a pipeline of over 6 GW of solar, wind and energy storage projects

  • The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) and its Renewable and Sustainable Energy Fund, in the construction and permanent debt financing with HSBC Bank USA, as Lead Arranger, to develop, construct and operate a portfolio of eight solar projects in Maine

  • Independent Pipeline Operator in its equity investment in a hydrogen fuel and hydrogen infrastructure supplier

  • Renewable and Sustainable Energy Fund of The Carlyle Group in the formation of a joint venture with Alchemy Renewable Energy, LLC (ARE), a renewable energy developer and tax equity arranger, together with the acquisition and project financing of certain operating and development-stage solar projects from ARE

  • Oaktree Capital, on behalf of its portfolio company, Seaside LNG Holdings LLC, in a $137 million project financing to finance the development, construction, ownership, operation and maintenance of an LNG liquefaction facility, a barge and a tug boat

  • The Carlyle Group in a USD $374 million investment in Amp Solar Group, a global energy transition platform, to support the growth of both Amp’s asset base and Amp X, a proprietary digital energy platform, within its core markets of North America, Japan, Australia, Iberia and the UK

  • Hygo Energy Transition in its $5 billion merger with New Fortress Energy

  • Buckeye Partners in the acquisition of an approximately 180 MW solar photovoltaic power generation facility in Hill County, Texas, from Belltown Power Texas

  • Buckeye Partners in its acquisition of a 270 MW, construction-ready solar power generation facility in Falls County, Texas, from OCI Solar Power

  • The project sponsors in connection with the bridge and subsequent long-term financing of the Pirapora solar complex, five solar plants in Brazil which, once constructed, will be Latin America’s most powerful solar plant

  • Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets in its acquisition, financing and development of a number of renewable assets, including a 396MW wind farm and over 300MW of solar projects in Mexico

  • A project sponsor in connection with the bridge and long-term financing of four wind farms in Argentina

  • ASX listed ioneer in the formation of a 50/50 joint venture with Sibanye Stillwater to develop the flagship Rhyolite Ridge Lithium-Boron Project located in Nevada and related development and financing matters

  • A subsidiary of Macquarie Group in its acquisition of certain pipeline assets in Central Mexico owned by Enagas Internacional, S.L.

  • United Bridge Operating in its financing for a dividend recapitalization based on South Norfolk Jordan Told Bridge

  • United Bridge Operating in its financing of the Cline Avenue Bridge toll bridge

Credentials

  • Bachelor of Laws; Bachelor of Commerce, University of Melbourne, 2004
  • Graduate Diploma of Laws, Corporate Finance, University of Melbourne, 2008
  • Chambers Global, Projects: Power & Renewables (Transactional)(USA), 2022
  • Chambers USA, Projects: Power & Renewables (Transactional) (Nationwide), 2021
  • Latin Lawyer 250, 2018 and 2020
  • IFLR 1000 Banking, Project Finance, 2018
  • Legal 500 U.S., Finance: Project Finance, 2019–2021, “Next Generation Lawyer,” 2020, “Next Generation Partner,” 2021; Energy: Renewable/Alternative Power, 2020 and 2021
  • Legal 500 Latin America, Corporate M&A, 2019, 2021, and 2022; Projects and Energy, 2019, 2021, and 2022
  • Legal 500 Private Practice Powerlist: The Leading U.S. Attorneys with a Focus on Mexico, 2019
  • Expert Guides, “Rising Star”  in Project Finance, 2020
  • IFLR1000, 2020 and 2021
  • Member: New York Bar Association
  • New York
  • Supreme Court of Victoria and the Federal Courts of Australia
  • Spanish and Italian