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Biography

Anita Girdhari is a partner in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.  She is a member of Gibson Dunn's Capital Markets, Latin America and Energy and Infrastructure Practice Groups. 

Ms. Girdhari's practice spotlights on capital markets and infrastructure, with considerable practice in Latin America-related transactions, project bonds and infrastructure financings and assets, and all types of debt financings.  She represents both issuers and underwriters in a variety of transactions, including public offerings, Rule 144A/Regulation S offerings and private placements and, in particular, project bond transactions.  In addition, Ms. Girdhari has noteworthy proficiency on the sponsor side in the infrastructure sector, and has also represented banks in all types of financings to Latin American companies.  

Law360 named Ms. Girdhari as a 2017 Rising Star in the area of Transportation. 

Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Ms. Girdhari was an associate at White & Case. 

She graduated from New York University School of Law in 2005 and from Macalester College in 2002.  She is fluent in Spanish.

Recent Transactions*:

  • Autopistas Metropolitanas de Puerto Rico, LLC:  Represented Autopistas Metropolitanas, Puerto Rico's largest private toll road concessionaire, in the refinancing of US$750 million of outstanding senior debt through a Rule 144A/Regulation S offering of US$435 million in Senior Secured Notes.
  • Banco de Galicia y BuenosAires, S.A.:  Represented Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires, S.A. in connection with a Rule 144A/Regulation S bond issuance.
  • Cintra Concesiones de Infraestructuras Transporte, S.A. and the JP Morgan Chase & Co. Consortium:  Represented Cintra Concesiones de Infraestructuras de Transporte, S.A. and the JP Morgan consortium in respect of the financing for the SH 121 Toll Road in Texas.
  • Cintra Developments LLC:  Represented Cintra Developments in connection with the bid for the construction and financing of the SH 183 Toll Road Project in Texas.
  • Cintra Developments LLC:  Represented Cintra Developments in connection with the bid process to become the developer of the Portsmouth Bridge replacement project in Ohio.
  • Cintra Developments LLC:  Represented Cintra Developments in connection with the bid for the construction and financing of the Illinois Portion of the Illiana Corridor Project.
  • Cintra Developments LLC:  Represented Cintra Developments in connection with the bid for the construction and financing of the Indiana Portion of the Illiana Corridor Project.
  • Cintra Infraestructuras S.A., and Meridiam Infrastructure:  Represented Cintra Infraestructuras, S.A. and Meridiam Infrastructure in connection withthe private activity bond and TIFIA financing of the North Tarrant Express Managed Lanes Project in Texas.
  • Cintra Infraestructuras, S.A.:  Represented Cintra Infraestructuras, S.A. in connection with the financing of the Hot Lanes Project in Carolina.
  • Cintra Infraestructuras S.A., and Meridiam Infrastructure:  Represented Cintra Infraestructuras, S.A. and Meridiam Infrastructure in connection with the negotiation of the West by Northwest Project in Georgia.
  • Cintra Infraestructuras, and Meridiam Infrastructure:  Represented Cintra Infraestructuras, S.A. and Meridiam Infrastructure in connection with the private activity bond and TIFIA financing of the LBJ Managed Lanes Project in Texas.
  • Consortium:  Represented a consortium in connection with its bid for the US 36 Managed Lanes Project in Colorado.
  • Consortium:  Represented a consortium in connection with its bid for the I-4 Project in Florida.
  • Consortium:  Represented a consortium in connection with the bid process to become the developer of the Rapid Bridge Replacement Project in Pennsylvania.
  • Citigroup Inc. and JP Morgan Chase & Co.:  Represented Citigroup and JPMorgan in connection with a US$250 million guaranteed note offering issued by Pan American Energy LLC, Argentine Branch, a company engaged in the exploration, development and production oi land gas.
  • Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A.:  Represented Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. in connection with its ongoing SEC compliance requirements.
  • I-77 Mobility Partners LLC:  Represented I-77 Mobility Partners LLC in connection with its bid and financing of the I-77 Hot Lanes Project in North Carolina. The transaction included the issuance of $100 million private activity bonds and a $189 million loan from the United States Department of Transportation.
  • Macquarie and JP Morgan:  Represented Macquarie and JP Morgan in connection with the bid process for the privatization of the Chicago Midway International Airport in Illinois.
  • NTE Mobility Partners Segments 3 LLC:  Represented NTE Mobility Partners Segments 3 LLC in connection with the concession to design and construct Segment 3A and operate, maintain and collect tolls from Segments 3A and 3B of the North Tarrant County Express Managed Lanes Facility in Texas, and in connection with the issuance of $274 million private activity bonds by the Texas Private Activity Bond Surface Transportation Corporation and with a loan of $531 million from the United States Department of Transportation for the financing of such project.
  • Odebrecht Organization:  Represented Odebrecht in respect of the financing for the Autopista del Coral tol lroad project.
  • Sponsors:  Represented a bidding team in connection with the Great Hall Project at Denver International Airport in Colorado.
  • Sponsors:  Represented a bidding team in connection with the I-70 East Project in Colorado.
  • Sponsors:  Represented the winning bidder in connection with the financing of the I-285 project in Georgia.
  • Tarjeta Naranja S.A.: Represented Tarjeta Naranja S.A. one of the largest credit card issuers in Argentina, in connection with a US$200 million bond issuance.
  • Tarjeta NaranjaS.A.:  Represented Tarjeta Naranja S.A. an Argentine credit card company, in connection with a Regulation S bond offering.
  • Tarjetas Cuyanas S.A.:  Represented Tarjetas Cuyanas S.A., an Argentine credit card company in connection with a Regulation S bond offering.
  • US 460 Mobility Partners, LLC:  Represented US 460 Mobility Partners, a joint venture indirectly owned by Ferrovial Agrom√°n S.A. and American Infrastructure, Inc., in connection with its negotiation of project documents related to and its bid to be the design build contractor for the U.S. Route 460 Corridor Improvements Project in Virginia and in connection with the US$293 million municipal bond offering by the Route 460 Funding Corporation of Virginia for the financing of such project.

* Some of these representations occurred prior to attorney's affiliation with Gibson Dunn.

Education

  • New York University - 2005 - Juris Doctor
  • Macalester College - 2002 - Bachelor of Arts

Admissions

  • New York Bar