Topic: Concessions

Colombia’s Odinsa and Australian fund set up investment platform

Colombian infrastructure group Odinsa has enlisted Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá to team up with Australian asset manager Macquarie to create a toll road-focused investment platform in the Andean country.

21 September 2021

Colombian 4G toll road concessionaire gets refinancing

Paul Hastings LLP in New York and London and Colombian firm Posse Herrera Ruiz have helped a Colombian motorway concessionaire receive US$278 million to refinance existing debt.

01 September 2021

Mattos Filho and Stocche Forbes in US$647 million road financing

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped a Brazilian motorway concessionaire, controlled by Patria Investimentos, obtain a financing worth 3.35 billion reais (US$647 million) – the country’s largest-ever toll-road project finance.

18 August 2021

Colombian 4G toll road gets landmark cross-border financing

Vinson & Elkins LLP in New York and Baker McKenzie (Colombia) have helped Mexican infrastructure group Aleatica obtain a multi-tranche financing worth 2.7 trillion Colombian pesos (US$747 million) to develop a toll road – Autopista Río Magdalena 2 – in northern Colombia.

13 July 2021

Three firms in Brazilian toll road auction

Demarest Advogados, Madeira, Valentim & Gallardo Advogados and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados have helped a consortium led by Brazilian logistics company Ecorodovias win the concession for a toll road that requires a 14 billion reais (US$2.6 billion) investment.

19 May 2021

Peru’s Santivañez steers Anglo American-Engie power agreement

Peruvian law firm Santivañez Abogados has helped British mining company Anglo American enter an agreement with French energy company Engie, through which its Peruvian copper mine Quellaveco will be supplied with renewable power.

15 April 2021

Guyer & Regules and Ferrere steer road financing in Uruguay

Guyer & Regules has helped consortium Grupo San José raise US$97 million through a loan and debt issuance to fund the construction of a toll-free motorway in southern Uruguay.

14 April 2021

Colombia reactivates 4G toll road project with financing

Three Paul Hastings LLP offices, Colombia's Brigard Urrutia and Cuatrecasas in Bogotá have helped French concession holder Vinci Concessions and Colombian counterpart Constructora Concreto obtain a loan worth 700 billion pesos (US$196 million) to expand a toll road in central Colombia.

24 March 2021

Uruguay settles billion-dollar port dispute

Belgian logistics group Katoen Natie has agreed not to pursue a US$1.5 billion International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim against Uruguay after the state extended the life of its concession for a container terminal at the port of Montevideo.

19 March 2021

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