Work Area: Energy

Mexico’s CFE issues bonds worth US$850 million

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC in Mexico City have helped Mexico’s Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) raise US$850 million in a bond offering.

04 August 2021

Interchile raises US$1.2 billion in green bond issuance

Barros & Errázuriz Abogados in Santiago has helped Chilean electricity company Interchile complete its debut issuance of green bonds worth US$1.2 billion, marking the largest green debt tap in Latin America’s power sector.

03 August 2021

State Grid completes US$3 billion purchase of Chile’s CGE

Chinese power company State Grid has relied on Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in Beijing and Claro y Cía in Santiago to complete its 2.6 billion euros (US$3 billion) acquisition of Spanish counterpart Naturgy’s stake in Chilean transmission group Compañía General de Electricidad (CGE).

30 July 2021

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

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