Work Area: Energy

Votorantim and CPP JV consolidates assets worth US$3.2 billion

Brazil's Votorantim and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) have hired Stocche Forbes and Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to merge VTRM Energia with electricity producer Companhia Energética de São Paulo (CESP), in a deal worth around 17.9 billion reais (US$3.2 billion).

28 January 2022

Several firms guide European green hydrogen project in Chile

German firm Oppenhoff & Partners and the Santiago offices of Barros & Errázuriz Abogados and Mena y Guijón Abogados have helped Austria Energy Group and Austrian Ökowind enter into a joint venture with Danish fund manager Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) to develop a green hydrogen project in Chile.

26 January 2022

AES increases stake in Andean subsidiary

AES Andes has hired Claro & Cía to sell a stake in the business to its US parent energy group AES Corporation for 437 billion Chilean pesos (US$530 million).

18 January 2022

Power company raises US$268 million in Brazil

Pinheiro Guimarães has helped electric transmission company Mata de Santa Genebra Transmissão issue notes worth 1.5 billion reais (US$268 million).

10 January 2022

Bruchou and Tanoira Cassagne steer Petroquímica offering

Argentine energy group Petroquímica Comodoro Rivadavia has turned to Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi to issue notes worth US$50 million.

10 January 2022

Felsberg and Cescon Barrieu in Renova Energia power asset sale

Felsberg Advogados has helped Renova Energia in the sale of assets to a new buyer, local energy group BSB Energética and Eletroriver, for 1.1 billion reais (US$196 million), having refused to sell to Emirati investment group Mubadala in September.

06 January 2022

I Squared Capital snaps up Mexican data centre operator

Latham & Watkins LLP in New York and Ritch Mueller y Nicolau, S.C. advised Mexico’s largest data centre operator KIO Networks in its acquisition by US investment fund I Squared Capital.

04 January 2022

Dominican firm OMG nearly doubles partnership

Dominican Highly Recommended firm OMG has expanded its partnership by two thirds, promoting four lawyers across multiple departments.

17 December 2021

Von Wobeser appoints three partners and five counsel

Mexican Highly Recommended firm Von Wobeser y Sierra SC has announced the promotion of three partners and five counsel, boosting several departments.

14 December 2021

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

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