Work Area: Energy

Ecuador’s Spingarn & Marks adds partners with Robalino Law hires

Ecuadorean outfit Spingarn & Marks has strengthened its public law, natural resources and aviation offerings by hiring a group of lawyers from local firm Robalino Law, with two joining as partners.

21 July 2021

Consortium Legal adds three partners in Guatemala

Consortium Legal (Guatemala) has expanded its partnership by close to a third, hiring two partners and promoting one across its tax, energy and litigation practices.

20 July 2021

Arias steers power loan in El Salvador

San Salvador-based power company La Distribuidora de Electricidad DELSUR has turned to Arias (El Salvador) to obtain a US$30 million loan from Colombian bank Davivienda.

13 July 2021

CMS expands in Colombia and Mexico, adds three partners

Colombia’s CMS Rodríguez-Azuero has added two partners by incorporating an energy-focused firm, while CMS’s office in Mexico has bolstered its infrastructure department by appointing a former legal executive of local bank BanBajío as partner.

05 July 2021

Robalino Law adds three partners in Ecuador

Less than a month after launching its fourth Ecuadorian office, Robalino Law has boosted its disputes, labour, IP and natural resources departments by promoting three lawyers to partner.

16 June 2021

TozziniFreire adds energy and regulatory partners

TozziniFreire Advogados has appointed partners by hiring from Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados and Petrobras, adding firepower to its infrastructure, energy and regulatory departments.

02 June 2021

Two firms seal Copel wind power acquisition

Brazilian state-controlled power company Copel has hired Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to purchase a wind power complex from the local subsidiary of French renewables business Voltalia, worth some 1 billion reais (US$200 million).

01 June 2021

Salaverri Burgio and Tavarone Rovelli in Albanesi Energía issuance

Salaverri, Burgio & Wetzler Malbrán has helped Argentine energy group Albanesi Energía create a US$250 million bond programme and make its first issuances.

24 May 2021

Deal of the Year Winner: Project Finance (Energy)

Featured in 15th Annual Awards

The combined project bond issuance and bank debt package was one of Latin America’s largest power project financings in 2020 and occurred over two concurrent cross-border transactions. The company’s multijurisdictional activities required the coordination of law firms in the US, Spain, Chile, Colombia and Panama. It is our energy project finance Deal of the Year.

24 May 2021

Several firms help Canadian fund buy power assets in Brazil

TozziniFreire Advogados in São Paulo has helped Canadian pension fund Ontario Teachers’ (OTPP) acquire Brazilian electricity transmission company Evoltz from private equity group TPG Capital.

20 May 2021

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