Taylor-DeJongh has appointed three vice-presidents: Guy Ranawake in London and Radoslav Shipkoff and Xiaochao Wang in Washington, DC.

Ranawake joins Taylor-DeJongh Limited after more than eight years experience in the energy and infrastructure finance sectors, advising clients on a wide range of financial services including project finance, capital raising, privatisation, restructuring and mergers and acquisitions, with a particular focus on emerging markets. Previously, he was a vice-president in the energy and utilities group of Salomon Smith Barney in both London and Melbourne.

Radoslav Shipkoff builds on his four-year record at Taylor-DeJongh of providing energy and infrastructure clients with detailed project and structured finance advice. Shipkoff has been involved in the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline, and the US$1.7bn Alba financing, among others.

Wang, a CFA charter holder with 11 years of corporate and project finance experience, is actively involved in the Marathon Equatorial Guinea LNG project and a privatisation and restructuring of a Latin American utility, and has a broad range of transactional experience in energy, telecom and infrastructure projects valued at more than US$3bn.

Ranawake, Shipkoff and Wang will advise corporate clients on developing project finance structures, commercial agreements, project economics, and arranging financing. In addition, they will serve as co-managers of complex multisourced financings in emerging markets” infrastructure projects.