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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 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

  • Proton Cancer Treatment Facility–Represented investment bank on a project financing for a proton cancer treatment facility in Atlanta, Georgia, to be operated by health care affiliates of Emory University. Proton therapy is a form of radiation therapy that uses accelerated particles (protons) to treat cancerous tumors.
  • 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 will process rice straw (the portion of the rice crop remaining after the rice has been harvested) and produce medium density fiberboard (MDF). The primary use of MDF is in the manufacturing of panel board used for cabinets and other building products.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Goethals Bridge–Represented financing parties in connection with the financing of the Goethals Bridge P3 Project. The replacement bridge will connect New York and New Jersey. This project was named P3 Bulletin’s Grand Prix Winner and Best Road/Bridge/Tunnel Project of the Year.
  • Stadium Projects–Represented the New York City Industrial Development Agency on the development and financing of baseball stadiums for the New York Yankees and the New York Mets. These 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.
  • Methanol Facility–Represented investment bank in connection with the financing of a $1.75 billion methanol facility in Texas.
  • Energy Storage Facility–Represented 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 - Represent developer with respect to several water and wastewater public private partnership transactions.

Time to express interest in federal water infrastructure loans

Law360 | April 29, 2018

San Francisco energy and environmental partner Alison Torbitt, New York City public finance partner Scott Singer and Rochester senior environmental health engineer Libby Ford co-wrote this article outlining an EPA loan program for new water infrastructure projects.

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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