Work Area: Energy

Actis buys transmission lines in Brazil from Portugal’s EDP

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped UK private equity group Actis acquire three Brazilian power transmission assets from Portuguese EDP Energias for 1.3 billion reais (US$237 million).

12 November 2021

Carey promotes four to partner

Chilean Elite firm Carey has promoted four senior associates to partner, adding firepower to its M&A, banking and finance, capital markets, energy and antitrust groups.

09 November 2021

Cescon Barrieu and Rolim Viotti in Goiás power privatisation

Portuguese energy conglomerate EDP has enlisted Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to buy Brazilian state-owned electricity company Celg Transmissão (Celg-T) in a privatisation deal worth 1.9 billion reais (US$361 million).

09 November 2021

Votorantim and Canada Pension Plan agree to list energy JV

Stocche Forbes has helped Brazilian investment group Votorantim consolidate its energy assets into a joint venture with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments), which will invest 1.5 billion reais (US$273 million) into the entity.

05 November 2021

Raízen acquires assets from Gera and establishes energy JVs

Brazilian energy giant Raízen has hired Demarest Advogados to acquire assets from local counterpart Gera Group and enter into two joint ventures in a deal worth 318 million reais (US$58 million).

02 November 2021

Colbún makes US$600 million green bond issuance in Chile

Garrigues (Chile) has helped local utility company Colbún issue US$600 million worth of green bonds to finance the construction of renewable energy projects.

29 October 2021

Larrain and Baker McKenzie in power loan restructuring

Chilean transmission line operator Transchile Charrúa has enlisted Larrain y Asociados to restructure a loan and get new funds, in a deal worth US$115 million.

29 October 2021

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

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