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Scott R. Singer



Scott Singer focuses on project finance and public-private partnerships. He has been actively involved with domestic and international infrastructure projects in a variety of industries, including energy, waste management, water and wastewater, transportation, healthcare, education, and sports and entertainment. Mr. Singer has represented numerous developers, lenders and governmental entities in the development, contracting and financing of complex projects.

Representative Experience

  • Stadium Projects–Represented the New York City Industrial Development Agency on the development, financing, and refinancing of baseball stadiums for the New York Yankees and the New York Mets. The initial financings were jointly named by the Bond Buyer as Deal of the Year, and the Yankee Stadium financing was named Project Finance Magazine’s North American Leisure Deal of the Year.
  • Multi-State Charter School Portfolio Financings–Represented investment bank on several financings involving portfolios of charter schools throughout the United States.
  • New York Green Bank–Represent the NY Green Bank with respect to the financing of renewable energy and energy-efficiency projects, as well as the development of RFP materials.
  • Renewable Natural Gas–Represent a developer on the development, financing, construction and operation of several facilities across the United States that process organic waste and generate renewable natural gas.
  • Agricultural Project–Represented investment bankers in connection with the financing of an innovative project in northern California referred to as the Cal Ag Project. The project processes rice straw (the portion of the rice crop remaining after the rice has been harvested) and produces medium density fiberboard (MDF). The primary use of MDF is in the manufacturing of panel board used for cabinets and other building products.
  • College Housing–Represent investment bankers on social infrastructure projects throughout the United States involving private entities financing, constructing and operating housing projects for colleges.
  • Proton Cancer Treatment Facilities–Represented various clients on project financings for proton cancer treatment facilities in Georgia, New Jersey, Maryland, and Washington. Proton therapy is a form of radiation therapy that uses accelerated particles (protons) to treat cancerous tumors.
  • Water Acquisition–Represented a private equity firm on the acquisition of the United States water business of an international water company. The acquired business serves water and wastewater clients in many states throughout the country.
  • Goethals Bridge–Represented financing parties in connection with the financing of the Goethals Bridge P3 Project. The replacement bridge connects New York and New Jersey. This project was named P3 Bulletin’s Grand Prix Winner and Best Road/Bridge/Tunnel Project of the Year.
  • Energy Acquisition–Represented an energy company on its acquisition of two energy facilities in Florida.
  • Methanol Facility–Represented investment bank in connection with the financing of a $1.75 billion methanol facility in Texas.
  • Energy Storage Facility–Represented the U.S. Department of Energy in connection with the financing (and subsequent financial restructuring) of an energy storage facility. The project involves the first commercial use of patented flywheel energy storage technology to regulate the frequency of electricity travelling across the grid.
  • Fertilizer Project–Represented investment bank on a project financing for a $1.8 billion nitrogen-based fertilizer production plant in Iowa. This project was named by Smith’s Research & Gradings as Deal of the Year and by Project Finance Magazine as North American Petrochemicals Deal of the Year.
  • Paper Recycling Facilities–Represented investment bank in connection with the financing of paper recycling facilities in New York, Georgia, Indiana and Ohio.
  • Seawater Desalination Facility–Represented contractor and operator on the development and financing of a large-scale seawater desalination project.
  • Water Projects—Represented a developer with respect to several water and wastewater public private partnership transactions.

California sugarcane-to-ethanol plant verified green bond sale

The Bond Buyer | June 03, 2021

This article on the $575 million in bonds for California Ethanol + Power, which will fund the construction of the Sugar Valley Energy alternative fuel and energy plant to convert sugarcane into ethanol mentions NP as disclosure counsel. The NP team includes Los Angeles partners Dan Deaton and Angelica Valencia and New York City partner Scott Singer, all of the Project Finance & Public Finance group.

Contact

Scott R. Singer

Partner

New York

Phone: 212-940-3182


Fax: 866-947-2466

Fordham University School of Law, J.D.

Brooklyn College, B.A.

New York

Scott has been recognized as a “Super Lawyer” by the publishers of the New York Super Lawyers magazine.

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