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Huw Jenkins

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Huw Jenkins

Huw Jenkins relocated to London in January 2013, having been based in Hong Kong since 1989. 

Huw has extensive experience in Asia, the UK and Europe on infrastructure, gaming and power projects; financing of property, telecoms, aircraft, shipping and corporate acquisitions; export credit, multilateral and tax based financings and securities issues.

  • Acting for the lead arrangers on the Wynn Resorts Macau hotel and gaming resort project and its subsequent expansions and refinancing - the largest project financing of a casino concession in Macau and Asia and the largest senior debt financing in Macau at the time; Templates for many current and proposed deals in Macau SAR; Awared "Asia Pacific Leisure Deal of the Year by Project Finance Awards 2006 and "Best Macau Deal" by Finance Asia Achievement Awards 2005.
  • On the establishment of a 50:50 joint venture called OneEnergy Limited. The total shareholders' contribution to OneEnergy is initially set at approximately US$670 million. OneEnergy will be used as a vehicle to acquire interests in and develop and operate existing and greenfield power projects across South East Asia and Taiwan. It will leverage off the expertise and opportunities provided by both the joint venture partners in these dynamic markets.
  • The consortium of senior lenders, including ADB, JBIC Proparco and Commercial Lenders, lead arrangers and a number of multilateral and bilateral agencies, on the financing of the Phu My 2.2 project, a combined cycle gas generated BOT power project in Vietnam - Vietnam's first BOT project, as well as its largest project financing to date. It is also the first time that hedging arrangements have been approved in Vietnam, the first time the Asian Development Bank has issued a political risk guarantee policy backed by a commercial insurer and the first time assignments of reinsurance were approved by the Vietnamese authorities.
  • As lead partner for the project sponsors and the project company on the development and financing of the Shandong Zhonghua Power Project (comprising four power plants under a single tariff structure with a total generating capacity of 3000MW).  This was at the time the largest project financing, and ECGD's first project financing in China.
  • Hong Kong Government on the Management, Operation and Maintenance Contracts for the Tsing Ma Control Area.
  • Hong Kong Government on the West Rail and Tseung Kwan O Extension projects.

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Career and qualifications

  • University of London, Queen Mary College, (LLB) 1980
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 1983
  • Joined Clifford Chance, London 1983
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong 1989
  • Joined Clifford Chance, Hong Kong 1989
  • Joined Clifford Chance, London 2013

Professional bodies

  • Chatham House

Awards and citations

  • Huw is listed in the International Who’s Who of Project Finance Lawyers, the International Who’s Who of Public Procurement Lawyers, and the International Who’s Who of Banking Lawyers.