Work Area: Energy

Power company offers Costa Rica’s first sustainability-linked bonds

Costa Rica’s state-owned electricity company Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) has hired Clifford Chance LLP in New York to make the country’s first sustainability-linked bond issuance, worth US$300 million.

26 October 2021

TozziniFreire poaches Cescon Barrieu partner

TozziniFreire Advogados continues its expansion, this time by hiring an infrastructure and energy partner from fellow Elite firm Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados.

21 October 2021

Campos Mello hires five from Tauil & Chequer as partner

Brazil’s Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper has added to its senior rank by hiring four partners and a senior associate from Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown, bolstering its energy and environmental law groups.

20 October 2021

Demarest hires from Campos Mello

Brazilian Elite firm Demarest Advogados has appointed two lawyers to its partnership by hiring a partner and senior associate from Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper, bolstering its energy and natural resources group.

18 October 2021

Eletrobras subsidiary makes inaugural green debt offer

Lobo de Rizzo Advogados has helped a subsidiary of Brazilian electricity company Eletrobras issue green debentures for 400 million reais (US$76 million).

14 October 2021

Colombian equity fund buys electricity plant

The Colombian Infrastructure Equity Fund (CIEF) has turned to Baker McKenzie (Colombia) to purchase an electricity generation plant from investment group Fondo Ashmore Andino.

08 October 2021

Brazilian renewables business Omega merges subsidiaries

Stocche Forbes and BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão have helped Omega Geração and Omega Desenvolvimento undergo a corporate reorganisation, merging  the two renewables businesses into Omega Energia, a company that is now worth 10.6 billion reais (US$1.98 billion).

07 October 2021

Construction company obtains funding for Amazonas power lines

Brazil’s Construtora Remo Engenharia has enlisted Fialho Salles Advogados to receive funding from Amazonas Energia to complete works on two of the energy company’s transmission projects.

30 September 2021

Tauil & Chequer in electricity concessionaire acquisition

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has helped TS Infraestrutura e Engenharia (TS Infra), a Brazilian construction and engineering company, acquire a power transmission concessionaire.

29 September 2021

Bradesco acquires stake in energy company Compass

A division of Brazil’s Banco Bradesco has hired BMA - Barbosa Müssnich Aragão to purchase a minority stake in Compass Gás & Energia for 810 million reais (US$156 million).

28 September 2021

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