Work Area: Energy

KKR snaps up Mexican assets in US$3.4 billion Sempra deal

Five Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett LLP offices and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC in Mexico City have helped private equity group KKR buy a minority stake in US energy company Sempra’s newly launched infrastructure business for US$3.4 billion, giving it a share in Mexican energy business IEnova.

12 April 2021

Lefosse helps AES Tietê trade as AES Brasil

Lefosse Advogados has advised B3-listed energy company AES Tietê on its absorption by AES Brasil Energia.

06 April 2021

Barros & Errázuriz and Carey in US$1.3 billion power transmission deal

Barros & Errázuriz Abogados has helped Chilean power company Colbún divest its transmission infrastructure subsidiary to electricity and solar power company Alfa Desarollo for US$1.3 billion.

01 April 2021

Beccar Varela hires YPF Luz’s legal head

Argentine law firm Beccar Varela has hired the legal head of YPF Luz as partner, strengthening its corporate and M&A and energy practices.

18 March 2021

PAGBAM announces tie-up with energy-focused Neuquén firm

Argentine law firm Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen (PAGBAM) has announced a collaboration agreement with energy-focused firm Brillo Abogados, which is based in the province of Neuquén.

08 March 2021

Hogan Lovells LatAm partner moves to Womble Bond Dickinson

US-UK firm Womble Bond Dickinson LLP is making a play for Latin America, hiring an oil and gas and finance partner from Hogan Lovells LLP who previously held a senior role in that firm's Latin America practice.

05 March 2021

New Fortress snaps up more energy assets in Brazil

Brazil’s Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped the local subsidiary of US investor New Fortress Energy acquire two thermal power plants in north-eastern Brazil.

04 March 2021

Brazil sees first non-Petrobras gas transportation contract

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has helped Brazilian gas company TAG sign the country’s first ever natural gas transportation contract – in which Petrobras is not the transporter – with chemicals company Proquigel.

22 February 2021

Petroperú gets financing to complete Talara upgrade

Clifford Chance LLP in New York and Peru’s Rubio Leguía Normand have helped state-owned oil company Petroperú raise US$1 billion in a bond issuance to complete the modernisation of its Talara oil refinery.

22 February 2021

Chile launches first tariff stabilisation bond

Holland & Knight LLP in New York has helped state-owned Chile Electricity raise US$489 million in Latin America’s first-ever tariff stabilisation financing, after the government established a law in late 2019 capping electricity prices after national social unrest.

18 February 2021

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