Work Area: Energy

Familiar firms in Petrobras US$1.5 billion tender offer

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York has helped Brazilian oil titan Petrobras make a US$1.5 billion tender offer to acquire 20 series of notes denominated in three currencies.

09 August 2022

Colombian firms brace for first left-wing government

As the Andean nation inaugurates Gustavo Petro as its first-ever leftist president, Colombian law firms are preparing for radical changes in the energy sector, as well as tax reform and an increased focus on climate change and ESG.

08 August 2022

Rio Grande do Sul finalises energy privatisation in Brazil

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul divest its entire stake in government-run power generation company CEEE-G, which is the final entity to be auctioned off in that state’s energy privatisation process.

08 August 2022

PPU hires in Peru as partner departs for Dentons

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) has hired a natural resources partner from a local outfit, which coincided with the departure of a banking and finance lawyer from the regional firm to Dentons' Lima office.

04 August 2022

PPU and Gómez-Pinzón in Colombian power sale

Grupo Energía Bogotá (GEB) has hired Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia) to buy power transmission company Elecnorte from UK investment group Ashmore.

27 July 2022

Araújo e Policastro strengthens energy offering

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm Araújo e Policastro Advogados has bolstered its energy offering by adding an independent practitioner as partner.

21 July 2022

Several firms steer AES tender offer and loan in El Salvador

Alta Valdes, Suárez & Velasco in San Salvador has helped the local subsidiary of US energy group AES make a US$285 million tender offer and obtain a US$348 million credit line to purchase the tendered notes.

19 July 2022

Venezuela's Araquereyna hires partner

Venezuelan Highly Recommended firm Araquereyna has recruited a corporate partner from local outfit PAE Legal, marking its second partner hire of the year.

18 July 2022

Veirano hires energy partner

Brazilian Elite firm Veirano Advogados has boosted its energy and infrastructure offering by hiring a partner from local firm APSV Advogados.

06 July 2022

LatAm counsel leaves Shearman for Hunton Andrews Kurth

US firm Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP has strengthened its Latin American offering by hiring a counsel from Shearman & Sterling LLP, adding to a string of recent departures from the latter firm’s regional practice group.

04 July 2022

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