Andrew Wells

Andrew Wells


Andrew advises sponsors, borrowers and funders (including banks, debt funds, ECAs and DFIs) in relation to the development, acquisition, financing and refinancing of energy and infrastructure assets including offshore wind, solar, grid and smart metering assets, digital infrastructure including data centres and network towers, and transport infrastructure including airports, ports and rail.
Andrew has experience advising on all stages of the project lifecycle including joint venture and shareholder agreements, project financings, portfolio, platform and other refinancings, and acquisition financings and restructurings.


Representative matters

Frankfurt-based data centre developer, maincubes, in connection with EUR 685m of committed development facilities plus an uncommitted EUR350m accordion facility.

IFC, EBRD, AIIB, DEG and Proparco on financing the development and operations of a major new container terminal at Damietta Port in Egypt.

Leading global data centre operator Edgeconnex on its USD 3.3bn sustainability-linked platform financing (Distinction - IJ Global Digital Infrastructure Deal of the Year 2023).

Macquarie Asset Management on the structuring of its up to USD 325m investment in a developer of green nitrogen fertiliser plants.



A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.