Work Area: Energy

Two firms help Portugal’s Galp Energia enter Brazil

Portugal's Galp Energia has turned to Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados to acquire two greenfield solar farms in Brazil from local renewables group Sistemas de Energia Renovável (SER).

24 November 2021

Haina issues DR’s first sustainability-linked bonds

Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York has helped Dominican power company Empresa Generadora de Electricidad Haina raise US$300 million in the country’s first sustainability-linked note offering.

17 November 2021

Cescon Barrieu appoints eight new partners

Brazilian Elite firm Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has added firepower to several departments by promoting seven lawyers to its senior rank and hiring a practitioner from Stocche Forbes as partner.

12 November 2021

Actis buys transmission lines in Brazil from Portugal’s EDP

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped UK private equity group Actis acquire three Brazilian power transmission assets from Portuguese EDP Energias for 1.3 billion reais (US$237 million).

12 November 2021

Carey promotes four to partner

Chilean Elite firm Carey has promoted four senior associates to partner, adding firepower to its M&A, banking and finance, capital markets, energy and antitrust groups.

09 November 2021

Cescon Barrieu and Rolim Viotti in Goiás power privatisation

Portuguese energy conglomerate EDP has enlisted Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to buy Brazilian state-owned electricity company Celg Transmissão (Celg-T) in a privatisation deal worth 1.9 billion reais (US$361 million).

09 November 2021

Votorantim and Canada Pension Plan agree to list energy JV

Stocche Forbes has helped Brazilian investment group Votorantim consolidate its energy assets into a joint venture with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments), which will invest 1.5 billion reais (US$273 million) into the entity.

05 November 2021

Raízen acquires assets from Gera and establishes energy JVs

Brazilian energy giant Raízen has hired Demarest Advogados to acquire assets from local counterpart Gera Group and enter into two joint ventures in a deal worth 318 million reais (US$58 million).

02 November 2021

Colbún makes US$600 million green bond issuance in Chile

Garrigues (Chile) has helped local utility company Colbún issue US$600 million worth of green bonds to finance the construction of renewable energy projects.

29 October 2021

Larrain and Baker McKenzie in power loan restructuring

Chilean transmission line operator Transchile Charrúa has enlisted Larrain y Asociados to restructure a loan and get new funds, in a deal worth US$115 million.

29 October 2021

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