Jeffrey Meyers is the Chair of Stroock’s Energy and Project Finance Practice. He concentrates on the development and financing of domestic and international energy projects and the acquisition and sale of interests in energy facilities and companies.
Mr. Meyers has worked on energy transactions on five continents, but focuses on North America, Latin America and the Caribbean. He has extensive experience in project structuring, and drafting and negotiating all operative project documents and financing documents for a broad range of energy projects. His energy transactional clients have included utility affiliates, independent power producers, governments, oil and gas companies, equipment manufacturers, private equity investors and infrastructure funds.
— REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS
- The Carlyle Group in the acquisition of 75.05% of the outstanding interests of Southeast PowerGen Holdings, LLC, which owns a 2.815 megawatt portfolio of six natural gas-fired power plants in Georgia, from ArcLight Capital Partners and the GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, as well as a $550 million recapitalization of the company.
- NextEra Energy in almost $2 billion of project financings of wind, hydro and gas-fired generation facilities across the United States.
- GDF SUEZ Energy North America in the acquisition from Energy Capital Partners of FirstLight Power Enterprises, which owns and operates 16 hydro-and fossil-fueled generating units with a combined capacity of 1,538 MW.
- Corridor Energy Holdings, a newly formed portfolio company owned by the JPMorgan Infrastructure Investment Funds, in the acquisition of two wind farms from First Wind.
- Gamesa Energy in the development of the Sandy Ridge, Senate, Minonk and Pocahontas Prairie wind farms and the sale of the Chestnut Flats wind farm.
- BPZ Resources, an oil and gas exploration and production company formerly listed on the NYSE, in a section 363 bankruptcy sale of its hydrocarbon assets.
- BPZ Energy, a subsidiary of BPZ Resources, in a reserve-based financing with the International Finance Corporation and multiple secured debt financings with Credit Suisse for exploration and production activities in northern Peru.