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Sheila Obhrai

T: +44 20 7809 2622 M: +44 7920 788 484 Email Sheila | Vcard Office: London

Sheila Obhrai Senior associate

Contact details

Sheila Obhrai

Sheila Obhrai
Senior associate

T: +44 20 7809 2622 M: +44 7920 788 484 Email Sheila | Vcard Office: London

A ship finance expert specialising in advising lenders and owners on ship and related project financings. Sheila is well known for advising on all aspects of bilateral and syndicated lending and has extensive experience in relation to all types of financing arrangements for both newbuilds and second hand ships. Clients value her ability to get the job done in a smooth and efficient manner.
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Sheila has advised international banks and financial institutions on a number of high profile complex syndicated transactions. She has acted on numerous financings for VLCCs, chemical tankers, LNGs, general cargo vessels as well as cruise, containers and container ships. She also advises on sale and purchase transactions.

"…our sincere thanks to Sheila for a job well done in her efficient coordination of all the legal work and getting this significant deal completed within a rather tight time frame"
Jen Gruner Hegge, Vice President, Corporate Finance, Stolt-Nielsen

  • Ship and offshore finance

ECA term loans

Advising a German bank on various complex Hermes backed CIRR transactions for term loan facilities (totalling over €1bn) to a well-known cruise company.

Secured revolving credit facilities

Acting for Nordea Bank Norge ASA on a US$600 million secured revolving credit facility to Stolt-Nielsen involving over 35 chemical parcel tankers in various jurisdictions.

Newbuilding term loans

Acting for a first class bank in Oman on a secured term loan facility of US$355.9 million for financing newbuild VLOCs on long term time charters.

Chinese newbuild chemical tankers

Acting for facility agent on complex syndicated term loan of up to $291.8 million to finance newbuild chemical/oil product tankers.

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