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December 28, 2020

King & Spalding Transaction Named Project Finance International’s Middle East & Africa Deal of the Year

LONDON, Dec. 28, 2020 — Project Finance International has named a transaction on which King & Spalding attorneys worked as its 2020 Middle East & Africa Solar Deal of the Year.

The Al-Dhafra Solar Photovoltaic Independent Power Producer project in Abu Dhabi will be the world’s largest single-site solar power plant, using approximately 4 million solar panels to generate enough electricity for approximately 160,000 homes across the United Arab Emirates upon completion. The King & Spalding team advising on this project was led by Abu Dhabi-based partner Tim Burbury with the assistance of partners Osama Audi (Dubai), Robin Bayley (Abu Dhabi) and Michael Rainey (Dubai); counsel Asal Saghari (Dubai) and Mohammed AlAmmar (Riyadh); senior associate Adnan Doha (Dubai); and associates Evelina Petraviciute (Abu Dhabi), Sam Muir (Abu Dhabi) and Bader A. Al-Ammar (Riyadh).

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