Andreas Ruthemeyer




Mr. Andreas Ruthemeyer is Counsel in the Global Projects & Assets Finance team of Clifford Chance.

Special interests

Mr. Ruthemeyer is an energy and infrastructure financing expert with more than a decade of experience in advising sponsors, banks, infrastructure investors and companies on financings in the (renewable) energy, infrastructure and resources sectors. He advises on the entire lifecycle of energy and infrastructure financings and on all types of structured and secured lending transactions. His core expertise is advising on international project finance, ECA covered finance and HoldCo-financings. He further advises regularly on acquisition finance, sustainability-linked finance, real estate finance and secured corporate lending transactions.

Mr. Ruthemeyer's expertise extends to representing clients with respect to commercial contracts for the implementation of major projects, such a shareholder agreements and power purchase agreements.


Mr. Ruthemeyer is Counsel in the Global Projects & Assets Finance team of Clifford Chance. Prior to joining Clifford Chance, he spent almost nine years at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, focussing on energy and infrastructure finance and the delivery of major projects. He is Chair and member of the Council of IPFA Continental Europe. IPFA is the global professional association that connects and promotes the collective interests of both public & private sector organisations, and professional individuals involved in infrastructure and energy financing.

Mr. Ruthemeyer is a German law qualified lawyer and studied law at the University of Bayreuth and the Westfälische Wilhelms-University of Münster. He undertook his Masters of Laws studies with a focus on project finance and infrastructure delivery at the University of Melbourne/Australia. For his studies he was awarded an Endeavour Postgraduate Award, a merit based scholarship from the Australian Government.


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