NRF acts on $100m financing for commercial project in PNG

The project, which will include a hotel, convention centre and more, is being built for the 2018 APEC Summit in Port Moresby

NRF acts on $100m financing for commercial project in PNG

Norton Rose Fulbright has advised Star Mountain Plaza Limited on the financing for the Star Mountain Plaza Development in Port Moresby. The $100.6m financing from the Bank of South Pacific will be used for the construction and operation of the project.

The firm also acted on all corporate and shareholder arrangements involving for the joint venture between the Mineral Resources Star Mountain, Mineral Resources Ok Tedi and Petroleum Resources Kutubu Limited. It also advised on major construction aspects of the project.

Star Mountain Plaza will house a 212-room hotel, a convention centre, a retail precinct and office space. It is being built for the APEC Summit in Port Moresby in 2018.

Most Read

In November, NRF opened its office in Port Moresby, picking local lawyer Karo Lelai, the former GC of Kumul Minerals, as its office principal. 

“Opening our first PNG office last year was a reflection of the huge potential we see in that country, and the Star Mountain Plaza project is a great example of that potential being realised,” said Chris Redden, Sydney-based partner and Australian head of financial institutions.


Related stories:
NRF picks local principal for new PNG office
NRF fields Aussie team for pioneering APAC start-up capital raising

Recent articles & video

Federal Court delivers verdict in Bruce Lehrmann’s defamation suit

KWM pitches in on $3.5bn raising for Kinetic

Media Arts Lawyers partner talks firm's historic appearance in Billboard lawyers list

Baker McKenzie corporate lawyer comes to JWS

G+T acts for Equity Trustees in watershed deal for ScotPac

International Bar Association highlights legal risks from digital twinning projects

Most Read Articles

Hall & Wilcox partner: ‘What we do is tangible’

QIC GC joins HSF as executive counsel

US law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges to end mainland China operation

DLA Piper helps Indian tech company to boost customer service offering with acquisition