Mr. Megevick represents multilateral and bilateral government financial institutions, commercial lenders, and project sponsors in connection with the development and financing of infrastructure projects in emerging markets throughout the world, including the Bahamas, Jamaica, Brazil, Curacao, Trinidad & Tobago, the Dominican Republic, Peru, Mexico, India, Thailand, Indonesia, Ghana, Equatorial Guinea, Qatar, and Tunisia. Mr. Megevick has particular expertise in the power, telecom, and natural resources sectors. He also handles general credit and banking transactions, political risk insurance, and other cross-border secured and structured financings.
Mr. Megevick has advised Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) on a variety of project finance matters, most recently representing JBIC and a syndicate of commercial lenders in connection with an acquisition financing sponsored by Marubeni Corporation of certain power assets valued over $1 billion located in several Caribbean jurisdictions. Mr. Megevick also represented JBIC on the Cerro Verde Primary Sulfide Project, which involved the financing of the approximately $850 million copper mine expansion project in Arequipa, Peru, which was named "Overall Latin American Deal of the Year" and "Latin American Mining Deal of the Year" by Project Finance Magazine. He has also represented JBIC on the financing of the Tuxpan III & IV power project in Mexico and the Tuxpan V power project in Mexico, which was named "Latin America Deal of the Year" in 2004. Since 1997, Mr. Megevick has been the lead attorney representing JBIC in connection with the limited recourse financing of the $1.1 billion Cantarell Nitrogen Injection Facility in Mexico, sponsored by BOC Gases, Marubeni and Westcoast Energy, which was one of the largest and most complex Mexico project financings to date.
Mr. Megevick is currently representing the Nassau Airport Development Authority in connection with its proposed financing of a three-stage expansion at the Lynden Pindling Airport in Nassau, Bahamas.
Mr. Megevick also has advised Marubeni Corporation with respect to the restructuring of its telecommunications holdings, and The AES Corporation on numerous acquisition financings. In 1997, he represented Southern Peru Copper Corporation in connection with a Rule 144A offering of $750 million Secured Export Notes and a $600 million secured bank facility relating to the expansion of its copper mining facilities.
Prior to practicing law at Morrison & Foerster, Mr. Megevick worked as Associate Counsel, Securities Investments Group, and at Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. He was a member of the Hastings Law Journal at the University of California, and was elected Order of the Coif. As an undergraduate at Columbia University, he was a member of the Thurston Honor Society and a Milton D. Green Scholar.