Alexander K. Borisoff


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Alec Borisoff is a partner in the New York office of Milbank and is a member of the firm's Project, Energy and Infrastructure Finance Group. He was previously resident in the firm’s Washington, DC office and from 2012-2017 headed the firm’s Tokyo office.

Primary Focus & Experience

Alec's experience includes the representation of project sponsors, financial institutions, export credit and multilateral development agencies and other project participants in a wide range of US and cross-border project and structured financings and investment transactions, with a particular emphasis on mining, oil & gas and power-related financings. He has significant experience working on complex multi-sourced financings involving official credit agencies, having represented over fifteen multilateral development banks, export credit agencies and other official lending institutions over the past few years.

Some of Alec's recent transactions include: the$1 billion Petra Nova Carbon Capture/Enhanced Oil Recovery Project in Texas; $1.9 billion Antucoya Copper Project in Chile (named “Global Mining Deal of the Year” by Infrastructure Journal, 2013; and “Latin American Mining Deal of the Year” by Project Finance, 2013); the $5 billion Refineria de Cartagena (Reficar) Refinery Expansion Project in Colombia (named “Latin America Downstream Oil & Gas Deal of the Year” by Project Finance, 2011; and “Deal of the Year” by Trade Finance, 2011); the $700 million Jaguar Power Project in Guatemala (named “Project Finance Deal of the Year” by LatinFinance, 2010); the $2.3 billion Esperanza Copper Project in Chile (named “Mining Deal of the Year” by Project Finance International, 2009); the $3.8 billion Peru LNG Project (named “Latin America Deal of the Year” by Project Finance International, 2008; “Project Finance Deal of the Year” by Latin Lawyer, 2008; and “Latin America Export Finance Deal of the Year” by Project Finance, 2008); and multiple representations of the US Department of Energy in connection with wind, nuclear and uranium enrichment-related projects. Mr. Borisoff also has significant experience working on restructurings, acquisition and leveraged financings, M&A and private equity transactions.

Recognition & Accomplishments

Alec has been recognized as a leading project finance lawyer by Chambers Global, Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal, and was also named as a leading lawyer in both banking and project finance by IFLR. He regularly speaks at industry conferences and has recently contributed to and co-authored book chapters on public-private partnerships (published by Kluwer Law International 2010) and official funding sources (published by Oxford University Press 2015), as well as articles appearing in the 2012, 2013 and 2015 Yearbooks published by Project Finance International. Mr. Borisoff received his undergraduate, graduate and law degrees from New York University. He is fluent in Spanish, French and German.

Additional Details
  • New York University School of Law, J.D.
  • New York University, M.A.
  • New York University, B.A.
  • New York
  • District of Columbia