Naoaki "Nick" Eguchi
Principal and Renewable Energy Group Head, Baker McKenzie (Japan)
BiographyNaoaki Eguchi is head of the Firm’s Banking & Finance Practice Group in Tokyo, and is a member of the Asia Pacific Banking & Finance Group steering committee. He has been recognized for his work on Goldman Sachs’ TOB of Universal Studios Japan, which was named the Debt Market Deal of the Year at the 2010 ALB Law Awards. Mr. Eguchi has written articles for numerous publications, including “Japanese PFI/PPP entering a new stage” for Euromoney, and organized and participated in various seminars, including the Nikkei Seminar in 2010. Mr. Eguchi focuses his practice on project finance, infrastructure PPP, PFI and acquisition finance — including MBO, TOB and LBO. His practice also covers finance with export credit agencies such as JBIC and NEXI, real estate finance, limited recourse loans, distressed loan transactions, structured finance and securitization. He has significant experience representing Japanese and foreign financial institutions and sponsors.
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