Nguyen Huong GiangCounsel

    Nguyen Huong Giang

    Expertise

    Projects and Infrastructure
    Corporate
    Mergers & Acquisitions

    Nguyen Huong Giang is a counsel based in YKVN’s Hanoi office and a specialist in M&A and projects and infrastructure with main focus on government contracts, EPC and regulatory issues.
    Giang regularly advises project developers, lenders, contractors, etc. in manufacturing, infrastructure and energy projects.

    Giang has extensive experience in transactions in a wide range of industries, including power (including renewable energy), banking and financial services, manufacturing, education, and insurance.

    Giang’s clients include, among others, Marubeni, GE Vietnam, Bangkok Bank, Mainstream, ORIX and UOB Venture Management, ExxonMobil, BHP Billiton, Talanx, and ANZ, etc and her representative projects include Vung Ang II BOT Power Project, Nghi Son Refinery Project, Vinh Tan III BOT Power Project, Duong River Surface Water Plant, and a number of other renewable energy projects.

    Prior to joining YKVN, she practiced law with Allens Linklaters.

    Education

    The University of Melbourne, Faculty of Law (LLM) (2009)
    VNU University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Faculty of Law (LLB)
    (1996)
    The University of Foreign Languages, Hanoi (Bachelor of Arts) (1996)

    Bar Membership

    Hanoi Bar Association

    • A Thai bank – on financing of 2 solar power projects with the total capacity of 60MW, financing of 3 solar power projects with the total capacity of 550MW and financing of a two-phased 60MW wind power project;
    • An international investment group – on the due diligence of the project company and sponsors of the largest waste-to-energy project in Hanoi, Vietnam for the purpose of financing;
    • A financial institution – on financing of two wind power projects with the total capacity of 57.2 MW;
    • A financial institution – on financing of a 13MW waste-to-energy project in the north of Vietnam;
    • A US investor – on various regulatory issues and contracts (including turbine supply and installation and maintenance) and its acquisition of a local company operating wind power projects in Vietnam;
    • A Vietnamese group company – on the EPC contract on a 40.6MW solar power project in the south of Vietnam;
    • The Vietnam subsidiary of a large Thai group company – on the EPC contract on a 30MW wind power project in the south of Vietnam;
    • A Belgium investor – on Vietnamese aspects of the EPC contract on a large offshore wind power project in the south of Vietnam;
    • A financial services group and investment bank – on a joint US$50m equity investment in Bitexco Power, the owner and operator of a portfolio of hydropower projects across Vietnam;
    • A US$ 9 billion foreign invested project – on various aspects of its development, including construction, government support and project financing;
    • Two BOT power projects – on government contracting issues, drafting and negotiating project documents, advising on various Vietnamese law aspects of project finance and regulatory issues;
    • The Vietnam subsidiary of a large US company – on drafting the EPC contract for a new campus in District 9, HCMC;
    • A surface water plant – on drafting and negotiating the equipment procurement, installation and construction contract, drafting the design contract, construction contract, the pipeline procurement and installation contract, and the pipeline installation supervision contract;
    • A Cambodian joint venture of Cambodian and Thai investors – on drafting the EPC contract for a waste heat recovery power generation unit in Cambodia; reviewing equipment supply contracts for a new (cement) feed mill project in Cambodia;
    • A large Thai company – on the EPC contract for a new grinding plant;
    • A Refinery – acting on procurement of RFCC catalysts;
    • An English investor – on the sale of its interest in the Phu My 3 BOT power company;
    • A large US company – on various issues in the development of the ~150 bcm Ca Voi Xanh gas field and the investment in gas to power project including upstream, midstream and potentially downstream;
    • A large Japanese investor – on the legal framework in Vietnam for BOT/PPP projects and risks involved, providing comments on the legal structure that the investor contemplated for the implementation of the JICA funded Trung Luong – My Thuan Expressway Project;
    • A US multinational corporation – on the sale of its interest in Block B offshore Vietnam;
    • An Australian multinational public company – on establishment of a representative office and its alumina refinery project in Vietnam;
    • A large Middle-East company – on the establishment and regulatory approvals of major infrastructure projects in Vietnam;
    • A foreign bank – on acquisition of VIBank;
    • A large State-owned insurance company – on its equitization, including on the sale of shares to a foreign strategic investor;
    • A German multinational company – on acquisition of shares in PetroVietnam Insurance Company;
    • A Hong Kong investment holding company – on establishment of a US$4.8 million garment factory in Vietnam;
    • A foreign bank branch – on its US$ 80 million syndicated loan to a cement factory in Vietnam;
    • A finance lease company – on issues relating to operating leases;
    • Multiple group companies – on various commercial and regulatory issues; and
    • The Vietnam subsidiary of a UK based insurance broker – on various policy wording.
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