Work Area: Energy

Paul Hastings boosts LatAm group with Shearman partners

Paul Hastings LLP has hired three partners from Shearman & Sterling LLP – including Latin America head Alexandro Padrés – adding firepower to its energy and project finance offerings in the region.

17 May 2022

Mattos Filho and Pinheiro Neto steer emergency power loan

Mattos Filho has helped Brazil’s Chamber of Electric Energy Commercialisation (CCEE) obtain a 5.5 billion reais (US$1.1 billion) financing from a syndicate of banks to prevent rises in electricity prices.

17 May 2022

CDPQ enters LatAm power transmission market

Canadian pension fund Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec (CDPQ) has hired Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo, Peruvian firm Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas and Ferrere (Uruguay) to acquire power transmission assets for 265 million euros (US$279 million).

13 May 2022

Mattos Filho makes largest-ever promotion

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has made its largest-ever partner promotion, appointing 13 lawyers to its senior rank across several practice areas.

13 April 2022

Barros & Errázuriz expands partnership with four promotions

Chile’s Barros & Errázuriz Abogados has promoted four lawyers to partner, adding firepower to its natural resources, project finance, M&A and tax departments.

28 March 2022

Several LatAm firms in Enel-Grupo Energía Bogotá merger

Enel Américas, the Latin American subsidiary of Italian energy conglomerate Enel, has hired Garrigues (Colombia) to merge with Grupo Energía Bogotá (GEB) and its subsidiaries across the region in a deal worth some US$9 billion.

16 March 2022

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