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Energy trio creates Vaca Muerta midstream company

Energy trio creates Vaca Muerta midstream company

10 July 2019

Five law firms have helped oil companies Riverstone, Vista Oil and Southern Cross establish and invest in a midstream company focused solely on the Vaca Muerta shale deposit in Argentina.

Multiple firms in Chilean renewables acquisition financing

17 June 2019

Mayer Brown LLP in New York and Garrigues in Madrid and Santiago have helped US energy investor Arroyo obtain acquisition financing worth US$70 million to buy and construct solar projects in Chile.

Argentine energy minister predicts support for hydrocarbons law update

Argentine energy minister predicts support for hydrocarbons law update

14 June 2019

Argentina must change its legal framework if the country is to become a prime exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG), heard delegates at Latin Lawyer Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas, which took place in May at the Park Hyatt in Buenos Aires.

Mexican steelmaker gets refinancing

12 June 2019

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York and Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau, SC have helped steel company Altos Hornos de México obtain a US$575 million loan. 

Hogan Lovells, Mayer Brown and Pérez Bustamante seal loan in Ecuador

03 June 2019

Ecuador’s state-owned Banco del Pacífico has hired Hogan Lovells LLP in New York to obtain a US$150 million loan.

IDB backs SME lending in Panama

02 April 2019

Mayer Brown LLP in Chicago and São Paulo and Alfaro, Ferrer & Ramírez in Panama City have helped local financial institution Global Bank obtain a US$60 million credit line from IDB Invest to increase its lending to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Mexican fintech gets Goldman Sachs loan

29 March 2019

Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian in Silicon Valley and New York; Mayer Brown LLP in Chicago and Mexico City and Kuri Breña Sánchez Ugarte y Aznar in Mexico City have helped Mexican fintech company CrediJusto obtain a US$100 million loan to expand its lending to local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Spain’s Repsol bets on Mexico with fuel storage expansion

27 March 2019

Mayer Brown LLP in Houston and Mexico City has helped a local subsidiary of Repsol secure 760,000 barrels of storage capacity in three fuel storage projects in Mexico.

Mijares stars in FIBRA refinancing deal

20 March 2019

Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC has helped 10 banks refinance an unsecured loan agreement with Mexican real estate investment trust FIBRA Prologis, increasing its value from US$250 to US$290 million and extending its term.

Panama Canal consortium ordered to pay

Panama Canal consortium ordered to pay

03 January 2019

An International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) tribunal has ordered the consortium working on a project to expand the Panama Canal to reimburse US$847 million in advances paid by the Panama Canal Authority – the second award in favour of the state entity in one of the numerous cases filed over the project.