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Rubin Weston

T: +44 20 7809 2595 M: +44 7802 338 366 Email Rubin | Vcard Office: London

Rubin Weston

Contact details

Rubin Weston

T: +44 20 7809 2595 M: +44 7802 338 366 Email Rubin | Vcard Office: London

Rubin represents lenders and borrowers on major financings.  His practice has tended to focus on developing markets, particularly the countries of the Former Soviet Union and has encompassed corporate finance, trade finance, project finance, acquisition finance and real estate finance.
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His sectoral experience includes oil and gas (upstream, midstream and downstream), mining and metals, power and general infrastructure.  Transactions of note include representing Gazprombank on its $489 million project financing of the construction by SOCAR Polymer of petrochemicals facilities in Azerbaijan and representing Interpipe Limited on the project financing of the construction of a new EAF steel plant in Ukraine. He has been ranked by Chambers UK since 2010 and by Chambers Europe and Chambers Global since 2014.

"Rubin is really commercial."

Chambers UK 2017

  • Real estate finance
  • Projects and infrastructure
  • Project finance
  • Trade finance
  • Finance

Russian bank

Financing of the acquisition of a luxury hotel in Moscow.

Major property investment fund

Structured real estate financing of the construction of a premium outlet village near a major European city by a joint venture.

Major property investment fund

US$205 million loan from a syndicate of lenders led by Unicredit in respect of a real estate investment in a major European city.

More: Real estate finance

EBRD

Project financings of the investments of SOCAR and Lukoil in the South Caucasus gas pipeline.

IFC and EBRD

Joint financing of the development of a international airports in Tbilisi and Batumi in Georgia.

Acting for lenders in respect of the financing of a wastewater treatment PPP project in Kuwait.

More: Projects and infrastructure

Gazprombank

$489 million project financing of the construction by SOCAR Polymer of petrochemical facilities in Sumqayit, Azerbaijan.

Interpipe

$344 million export credit project financing of the construction of a new EAF steel plant in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine.

Gazprombank

$1 billion prepayment facility to fund a joint venture between Gazprombank and PDVSA to further develop the Bachaquero Tierra and the Lagunillas Tierra oil and gas fields located in the State of Zulia in the western region of Venezuela.

SUEK

Numerous pre-export financings for this Russian coal producer (including $1.5 billion and $1.2 billion). 

Cheniere LNG

Various trade finance facilities with major banks.

South American Mining Company

$1 billion pre-export financing from a Chinese bank.

Gazprombank

$489 million project financing of the construction by SOCAR Polymer of petrochemical facilities in Sumqayit, Azerbaijan.

Interpipe

$344 million export credit project financing of the construction of a new EAF steel plant in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine.

SUEK

Numerous pre-export financings for this Russian coal producer (including $1.5 billion and $1.2 billion).

More: Finance

  • Power and renewables
  • Oil and gas
  • Mining and minerals
  • Energy and natural resources

Saudi Electric Company

Advising on the 1,360MW Rabigh Independent Power Project.

EBRD

Restructuring of its $200 million project financing of a power plant in Slovenia.

Bujagali

Advising on issues arising in respect of the project financing of this hydropower plant in Uganda.

EBRD

Project financings of the investments of SOCAR and Lukoil, respectively, in the Shah Deniz gas field, off the coast of Azerbaijan.

Gazprombank

$489 million project financing of the construction by SOCAR Polymer of petrochemical facilities in Sumqayit, Azerbaijan.

Gazprombank

$1 billion prepayment facility to fund a joint venture between Gazprombank and PDVSA to further develop the Bachaquero Tierra and the Lagunillas Tierra oil and gas fields located in the State of Zulia in the western region of Venezuela.

EBRD

Project financings of the investments of SOCAR and Lukoil in the South Caucasus gas pipeline.

More: Oil and gas

SUEK

Numerous pre-export financings for this Russian coal producer (including $1.5 billion and $1.2 billion).

Interpipe

$344 million export credit project financing of the construction of a new EAF steel plant in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine.

Unicredit and EBRD

Financing of the expansion of the Chelopech gold and copper mine in Bulgaria.

More: Mining and minerals

Gazprombank

$489 million project financing of the construction by SOCAR Polymer of petrochemical facilities in Sumqayit, Azerbaijan.

Gazprombank

$1 billion prepayment facility to fund a joint venture between Gazprombank and PDVSA to further develop the Bachaquero Tierra and the Lagunillas Tierra oil and gas fields located in the State of Zulia in the western region of Venezuela.

EBRD

Project financings of the investments of SOCAR and Lukoil, respectively, in the Shah Deniz gas field, off the coast of Azerbaijan.

More: Energy and natural resources

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02 Oct 2017

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Rubin Weston joins Stephenson Harwood as partner

Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has strengthened its global finance practice with the addition of partner Rubin Weston in London.

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