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Ros O'Mally
Partner
I have advised clients in the development and financing of energy, natural resource and other infrastructure projects including PPPs and privatisations in Australia for over 20 years. My experience extends across a range of sectors and industries including clean energy, power, telecommunications and transport.
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  • +61 414 253 262

Having acted on a broad range of projects for both sponsors, financiers and government counterparties, I bring a rounded approach to transactions and projects financings that reflects my understanding of the drivers of all of the parties at the table. I enjoy delivering streamlined and efficient transactions and contributing to transformational projects.

I have particular interest in clean energy technologies and transport infrastructure.

Career highlights

  • Alinta Energy: advised in connection with the ground-breaking development and financing of a 60MW solar generation facility at Fortescue Metals Group's Chichester Hub iron ore operations and a 60km transmission line linking to Christmas Creek and Cloudbreak mining operations with the Newman gas-fired power station and 35MW battery facility in Pilbara, Western Australia
  • Keppel Seghers: advised in connection with the terms and conditions of the supply agreement for the plant technology of Australia's first thermal waste to energy project in Kwinana, Western Australia.
  • FRV: advised in connection with its acquisition of the Walla Walla Solar Farm, New South Wales.
  • Partners Group: advised in connection with the financing aspects of their acquisition and project financing of its Sapphire Wind Farm.
  • Macquarie Bank: advised in connection with research and development funding into various technology development projects, including biofuels from algae, ocean energy conversion and waste heat co-generation.
  • HSBC: advised on its super senior facility to Energy Exemplar in connection with a unitranche acquisition facility provided by Barings.
  • Bidding consortium: advised on the project financing of its bid for Anglo's coal sale assets in Queensland.
  • Westpac: advised in relation to ots acquisition of the Australian businesses of the Lloyds banking group, including CFAL and BOSI and related integration projects.
  • Syndicate of financiers to the consortium including Australian Super and CPP Investment Board: advised for their bid in connection with the long term lease of NSW electricity transmission and distribution assets, Transgrid.
  • Syndicate of financiers to the consortium comprising Hastings Funds Management and China Merchants: advised for their successful bid in connection with the $1.75bn Port of Newcastle and coal facilities.

I was independently recognised for expertise in Energy & Infrastructure, Financial & Corporate law and Project Finance.