Financing IPPs in the Age of Transition

Joanne Elson, a senior associate in the firm’s finance practice in London moderated a panel discussion on “Financing IPPs in the Age of Transition” at the Africa Investment Exchange (AIX) Power & Renewables event, which took place in London in November. Joanne was joined by distinguished panellists: Andreas Cremer (Director, Infrastructure & Energy, DEG), Conal Duffy … Read more

ESG Tracker SADC Region October 2021

There are so many ESG-related publications and developments that it is hard to keep abreast of them all. For this reason, HSF is now publishing a monthly tracker of ESG-related publications and developments. The primary focus of the tracker is on developments that may be of most interest to or which are likely to impact … Read more

ESG Tracker SADC Region September 2021

There are so many ESG-related publications and developments that it is hard to keep abreast of them all. For this reason, HSF is now publishing a monthly tracker of ESG-related publications and developments. The primary focus of the tracker is on developments that may be of most interest to or which are likely to impact … Read more

HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS RECEIVES PROJECT FINANCE AND IFLR WOMEN DEALMAKERS HALL OF FAME AWARDS AT THE IFLR AFRICA LEGAL AWARDS 2021

Herbert Smith Freehills has been named Project Finance Team of the Year at the IFLR Africa Awards 2021.   The firm also received recognition for its work on the Beitbridge border post modernisation project, which was named Project Finance Deal of the Year. The Beitbridge project involves the expansion, upgrading and rehabilitation of the Zimbabwean … Read more

ESG Tracker SADC Region August 2021

There are so many ESG-related publications and developments that it is hard to keep abreast of them all. For this reason, HSF is now publishing a monthly tracker of ESG-related publications and developments. The primary focus of the tracker is on developments that may be of most interest to or which are likely to impact … Read more

What does Climate Change mean for Africa and why should it matter?

The article was first published by Daily Maverick on 29 July 2021 As nations around the world continue to battle through the COVID-19 era of lock downs and social distancing we are generally inundated with news on the many existential crises that the world currently faces.  The manner in which countries (both individually and collectively) … Read more