Samantha Campbell

Samantha is praised by sources for her transactional prowess and "abundant knowledge" on power projects.

Chambers Asia Pacific 2020

Samantha has 20 years’ experience acting for lenders, sponsors and public sector entities in seamlessly structuring, negotiating and executing major investments and projects in emerging markets across Asia- Pacific, Russia and the CIS.

Based in London for the first 10 years of her career, Samantha has been resident in South-East Asia for 10 years. She has a passion for development projects and is known for delivering practical advice and completing complex transactions against a backdrop of often vague or developing regulations in challenging jurisdictions, many of which involve multilateral agencies and development financiers or export credit agencies. Her industry experience covers power, oil and gas, mining, water, aerospace, expressways and other transport. She is also very active in the financial institutions sector.

Although Samantha's work is regional, she has an oversight role in relation to our practice in Vietnam and the Mekong region.

Awards and recognitions

2018-2020

Projects, Infrastructure & Energy (Vietnam), Foreign Expert Based in Singapore
Chambers Asia-Pacific

2018-2020

Banking & Finance (Vietnam), Foreign Expert Based in Singapore
Chambers Asia-Pacific

2018-2020

Corporate/M&A (Vietnam), Foreign Expert Based in Singapore
Chambers Asia-Pacific

Education and admissions

Education

Postgraduate Diploma in Law, The University of Law

Legal Practice Certificate, The University of Law

MA Hons (European History and Russian), University of Edinburgh

Bar admissions and qualifications

Solicitor, England and Wales

Representative experience

Senior finance parties, including ADB and GuarantCo., on a US$160m satellite financing to provide affordable, high-speed broadband internet connections to countries in Asia and the Pacific Islands.

JBIC, NEXI, and international commercial lenders in connection to the US$2.6bn financing of the 1.32GW Van Phong 1 coal-fired thermal power plant project in Vietnam.

TEPCO on its acquisition of a large minority interest in the Coc San Hydropower Plant in Vietnam. This project was awarded 'Hydro Deal of the Year' by IJGlobal Awards – Asia Pacific 2018.

OCBC Bank and MUFG Bank, Ltd. on the refinancing of the Changi NEWater II infrastructure project in Singapore.

Aboitiz Power on acquisition of the Dam Nai wind project farm in Ninh Thuan Province, Vietnam.

K-EXIM and syndicates of Lenders in relation to the US$795m credit facilities for the US$1.65bn Thai Binh 2 1200MW power plant project.

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