Natalie Georgiou

Natalie Georgiou
Senior Associate


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Natalie trained at Watson Farley & Williams, qualifying in 2011. She is currently a Senior Associate in the firm’s Energy and Infrastructure team, focusing on renewable energy projects, particularly onshore and offshore wind. Natalie’s experience includes acting for lenders and borrowers on project financings, and sellers, purchasers and sponsors on project M&A. Natalie has experience advising clients on the Contract for Difference regime.

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    Natalie’s experience includes advising:
    • Institutional investors on a £1.3bn investment-grade bond in relation to the acquisition by leading Danish pension funds PKA and PFA of a 50% stake in 659 MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm from Ørsted. The deal is valued at £2bn, of which £1.3bn is being funded through the issuance of the bond.
    • Ørsted on amendments to the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm joint venture arrangements in connection with the privatisation of UK Green Investment Bank Plc, and subsequently, the acquisition by Green Investment Group of Marubeni’s 25% stake in the project.
    • Ørsted on the reorganisation of the Lincs offshore wind farm joint venture arrangements to facilitate the introduction of shareholder level debt financing.
    • Ørsted on the reorganisation of the Lincs offshore wind farm joint venture following the decision of partners Centrica and Siemens Project Ventures to sell their respective 50% and 25% stakes in the Lincs projects. Ørsted retains its 25% stake in Lincs.
    • DIF on the acquisition of the 26 MW Wadlow onshore wind farm in Cambridgeshire. The project company, Wadlow Energy Ltd, is financed by British retail and commercial bank, Lloyds.
    • Ørsted on the sale of a 50% stake in the 258 MW Burbo Bank Extension UK offshore wind farm project to Danish pension provider PKA and KIRKBI A/S, parent company of the LEGO Group.
    • Ørsted on the shareholder refinancing of £224m of a minority stake in the 367 MW Walney wind farm.
    • Velocita Energy Developments Ltd on the project financing and subsequent early prepayment of the Maerdy onshore windfarm.
    • RBS in relation to a construction financing for an onshore wind farm.
    • Cubico Sustainable Investments on all three phases of its UK renewables portfolio financing provided by National Australia Bank.
    • PGGM on its investment in the German offshore wind farm, Baltic 2, as the lead investor in an international consortium.

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