Myles J. Mantle

Myles Mantle is a cross-border project finance lawyer with more than 20 years of experience. He has advised on the development, financing, and acquisition of complex and high-profile energy, offshore, manufacturing, and infrastructure projects. He advises private developers and sponsors, multilateral financial institutions, export credit agencies, and lenders. He has extensive experience in Asia, having spent 12 years in Tokyo working on outbound projects; Eastern Europe, where he spent five years in Moscow working on projects in Russia and the region; Africa; the Middle East; and South America. He also has experience advising on asset finance, trade finance, real estate finance, general banking, and restructuring matters.

Prior to joining Jones Day in 2015, Myles advised a Japanese trading company and petrochemical company in the development and financing of a methanol production facility in the Caribbean; Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI), Korea Export Import Bank (KEXIM), and commercial lenders in the financing of the Donggi Senoro LNG project in Indonesia; a Japanese FPSO (floating production, storage, and offloading) operator and sponsors in the chartering and financing of various FPSOs located offshore Ghana and Brazil; JBIC and Thai-Exim on loan facilities provided to the government of Laos in connection with the financing of the Nam Ngiep hydropower project; a syndicate of lenders providing a loan for the expansion of an oil refinery in Russia; and a syndicate of lenders providing loans on a chemical manufacturing project in Russia. [1]