Jared Joyce-Schleimer

Partner

New York

Jared advises lenders and sponsors in major power, energy and infrastructure, renewables and climate finance transactions at all stages of the project lifecycle.

Jared’s practice focuses on financing a broad range of domestic and cross-border power, energy and infrastructure, satellite and telecommunications and transportation projects, including development and construction financings, acquisition financings, refinancings and restructurings.

Working with private equity sponsors, credit funds and portfolio companies, he has significant experience with a variety of finance structures, including direct lending, subordinated and mezzanine financings, term loan B, syndicated debt financings, private placements, traditional project finance, M&A and restructurings. He has also represented debtors and creditors in restructuring matters.

Jared also maintains an active pro bono practice and assists developing countries in bringing sustainable projects to market. He has worked with representatives of Bangladesh, Chile, Colombia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Fiji, Jamaica, Kenya and Vietnam on high-level sustainable project preparation and structuring matters.

    • Represented sponsor in refinancing of warehouse facility for portfolio of U.S. solar and wind projects.
    • Represented emerging company in joint development agreement with utility partner in financing of pilot project for utility-scale battery storage technology.
    • Represented purchasers in $500 million private placement of green bonds for portfolio of nearly 400 U.S. solar power projects (Power Finance & Risk's 2019 Project Bond Deal of the Year).
    • Represented sponsor in construction financing of 40 MW wind farm in Oregon.
    • Represented purchasers in bid for potential acquisition of 105 MW biomass facility in Texas, with respect to acquisition financing matters.
    • Represented U.S. joint venture partner in equity financing of portfolio of development-stage utility solar projects in Japan.
    • Represented lender for bridge financing of a 28 MW portfolio of utility solar power assets in North Carolina, constructed by Conergy.
    • Represented mandated lead arranger for a $58 million facility for Infigen Energy's acquisition of tax-equity interests in an 804 MW portfolio of wind farms.
    • Represented Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in chapter 11 restructuring of Arcapita Bank, in review of certain portfolio company wind assets.
    • Represented lead arranger in refinancing of 1,145 MW dual-fired generation facility in New York.
    • Represented lead arranger in term loan B refinancing of 751 MW gas-fired combined-cycle generation facility in New Jersey (Power Finance & Risk's 2019 Term Loan B Deal of the Year).
    • Represented lenders in term loan B refinancing of 608 MW gas-fired combined-cycle generation facility near San Diego, California.
    • Represented owner lessors party to series of leveraged lease transactions involving undivided interests in two coal-fired generation facilities in Maryland, in relation to restructuring of operator's parent companies and certain related litigation.
    • Represented administrative agent and purchasers in hybrid institutional loan to acquirer of minority interest of utility's 200 MW gas-fired generation facility in Colorado.
    • Represented minority equity sponsor in the development and $730 million financing of the Salem Harbor Power Station, a 700 MW gas-fired combined-cycle generation facility that replaced a coal- and oil-fired facility in Salem, MA (2015 PFI Americas Power Deal of the Year).
    • Represented minority equity sponsor in the development financing and construction financing of the St. Joseph Energy Center, a greenfield 700 MW gas-fired combined-cycle generation facility in New Carlisle, Indiana.
    • Represented purchaser of a 4.8 GW portfolio of U.S. gas- and dual-fired generation facilities located within the NYISO and PJM power markets, including in Illinois, Michigan, New York and Ohio, in its acquisition and subsequent finance matters.
    • Represented DIP agent for the $4.475 billion debtor-in-possession financing of Texas Competitive Electric Holdings Company LLC, whose parent Energy Future Holdings filed for chapter 11 protection in the District of Delaware.
    • Represented second lien lenders in restructuring of Legacy Reserves Inc., with respect to $350 million debtor-in-possession financing an exit financing matters.
    • Represented lenders in purchase of debt and refinancing of drilling equipment manufacturer.
    • Represented collateral agent and depositary bank in construction financing of the Permian Highway Pipeline in Texas, with respect to agency matters.
    • Represented lender in financing of development-stage frac sand mining project in Barron County, Wisconsin.
    • Represented purchasers in issuance of convertible secured notes for developer of cutting-edge waste-to-biofuels projects.
    • Represented Steering Committee of Senior Secured Lenders in the chapter 11 restructuring of SH 130 Concession Company, LLC, concessionaire of Texas toll road SH 130 Segments 5 & 6.
    • Represented purchasers in private placement of supplemental notes for owner/operator of portfolio of district energy thermal and cooling systems.
    • Represented leading satellite communications service provider of voice, data and internet in multiple corporate finance matters, including senior debt aspects of a $360 million issuance of high yield bonds.
    • Represented administrative agent in $1.6 billion refinancing of Carrix, Inc., the world's largest privately held marine and rail terminal operator.
    • Represented Ad Hoc Group of Senior Secured Lenders of Novasep Holdings S.A.S. in its then historically largest French mandataire proceedings.

    Jared’s experience includes that prior to joining Orrick.