Chandler MHM

Pranee Klinratana

Partner

Pranee Klinratana

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English Thai

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Summary

SPECIAL RECOGNITION

  • IFLR1000 2022 – Banking and Project finance - Highly Regarded

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

Pranee is a Partner at Chandler MHM Limited (CMHM), and has been with the firm since 1995. Prior to joining CMHM she had experience with a leading Thai property developer and with a respected, local law firm.  She specializes in banking and finance, particularly in representing syndicated lenders for project financing and refinancing of major energy, property, and industrial estate projects. She is also proficient in drafting and negotiating Thai and English language contracts. She acts for both lenders and borrowers on projects in Thailand and on a cross-border basis.  

RELEVANT CLIENT EXPERIENCE

Some Representative Transactions:

Energy / Power

  • The Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited in relation to the project financing of 4 biomass power projects with total installed capacity of 37 MW located in the Northern and Northeastern parts of Thailand developed by subsidiaries of Absolute Clean Energy Plc.
  • The Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited in relation to a due diligence exercise and project financing of a 6 MW municipal solid waste power project in Krabi Province developed by Alliance Clean Power Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Absolute Clean Energy PCL.
  • The Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited in relation to the project financing of 4 biomass power projects with total installed capacity of 37 MW located in the Northern and Northeastern parts of Thailand developed by subsidiaries of Absolute Clean Energy Plc.
  • The lender on the project financing of solar power projects in Vietnam - Xuan Tho 1 Solar Power Plant and Xuan Tho 2 Solar Power Plant, two solar power plant projects with a combined capacity of 49.608 MW each.
  • The syndicated lenders in a financing transaction in connection with the design, development, construction and installation of 4 wind power projects in Vietnam with a total generating capacity of 160 MW.
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Bangkok Branch (“SMBC”), on a committed trade finance facility to be provided to Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited (“SCB”) pursuant to which SMBC commits to fund the usance payable under a sight letter of credit (UPAS L/C) issued by SCB in relation to the project finance of a Mekong Wind Farm.

Real Estate

  • Thai Lenders in relation to the development of 5 condominium projects and 3 service residence projects in the central business district of Bangkok and Pattaya.
  • A major Japanese developer investing in various condominium and townhouse projects in Bangkok. The projects are being developed by a joint venture.
  • Lenders and sponsors on real estate financings to joint ventures of major Thai developers and Japanese developers for development of high-end condominium, luxury hotel, serviced residences and mixed-use facility projects in CBD Bangkok as follows:
  • Ananda Development Condominiums:
    • AMF Bangna Two - Ideo Mobi - Sukhumvit Eastpoint – BAY
    • AMF Bangphlat - Ideo Charan  70- Riverview – KBank
    • AMF Phra Khanong - Ideo Sukhumvit Rama4 – KBank
    • AMF Samyan - Ideo Chula Samyan – Kbank
  • Ananda Development Service Residences:
    • AMH Sathorn - Ascott Embassy Sathorn – KTB
    • AMH SK8 - LYF Sukhumvit 8 Bangkok Service Apartment – KTB
    • AMH SK59 - Service Apartment SKV59 – KBank
  • Sena Development
    • SH6 - Sukhumvit 101 Project
    • SH7 - Ramkamhaeng Project
    • SH9 - Rama IX Project
    • SH10 - Somdej Project
    • SH11 - Chaengwattana Project
    • SH12 - Bang Pho Project
    • SH13 - Itsaraphap Project
    • SH14 - Bangna Project (Phase 2)
  • Origin
    • Rama 4 & Rachathewi Project - UOB
    • Origin 24 and Origin Phromphong Project - KBank

Represented lender on project financing for a number of renewable energy projects in Thailand and Vietnam.

  • WTE in Krabi - SCB
  • Three solar power projects in Vietnam - Exim Bank 

EDUCATION

  • Temple University (LL.M., 1992)
  • Thammasat University (LL.M., 1990)
  • Thammasat University (LL.B., 1983)

CERTIFICATE

  • Harvard University, Program of Instruction for Lawyers
  • Summer School for International Financing Law at ST Catherine’s College in Oxford

QUALIFICATION

  • Thai lawyer license, 1986

MEMBERSHIP

  • Member of the Lawyers Council of Thailand
  • Extraordinary Member of Thai Bar Association
  • Member of Notarial Services Attorney

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