Freshfields advises KfW on loan for Gazprom Germania
Global law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (‘Freshfields’) has comprehensively advised KfW on a revolving credit line of up to EUR 9,800,000,000 for Gazprom Germania GmbH (GPG; in future operating under the name SEFE Securing Energy for Europe GmbH).
The revolving credit facility is intended to secure gas supplies in Germany in the longer term. GPG operates critical energy infrastructure in Germany and is particularly active in energy trading, gas transport and the operation of gas storage facilities.
The Freshfields team comprised Partner Frank Laudenklos (Lead), Principal Associate Dennis Chinnow, Associate Laura Korndörfer, Associate Hannes Butz (all Frankfurt), Partner Aled Batey, Senior Associate Julia Horbach (both London), Partner Gunnar Schuster (Frankfurt), Partner Andreas von Bonin, Associate Jonas Levermann (both Brussels), Associate Florian Reiter-Werzin (Vienna), Partner William Robinson (London), Partner Nabeel Yousef (Washington), Partner Stephan Denk, Counsel Lukas Pomaroli (both Vienna), Partner Marvin Knapp, Counsel Jan-Philip Wilde (Hamburg), Partner Simon Schwarz (Frankfurt), Partner Ulrich Scholz (Düsseldorf).
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