Topic: Privatisations

Cemig reduces stake in Light

Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados in São Paulo and Belo Horizonte has helped state-owned electricity company Cemig reduce its stake in Rio de Janeiro electricity company Light as part of a larger US$665 million transaction.

15 August 2019

Engie gets US$8.7 billion for Petrobras pipeline buy as privatisations gain momentum

Jones Day in New York and São Paulo and Stocche Forbes Advogados in São Paulo have helped French energy conglomerate Engie obtain finance worth US$8.7 billion to conclude its acquisition of Brazil’s largest gas pipeline company TAG after a critical Supreme Court ruling.

24 June 2019

Engie buys Petrobras gas pipeline company for US$8.6 billion

A slew of law firms are working on Petrobras’ US$8.6 billion sale of gas pipeline company TAG to a consortium formed by French energy company Engie and Canadian fund CDPQ, in what is thought to be the largest privatisation ever in Brazil.

18 April 2019

São Paulo state electricity company privatised for US$461 million

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados, Stocche Forbes Advogados and Wald, Antunes, Vita, Longo e Blattner Advogados have helped Votorantim Energia and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) win a bid to acquire São Paulo’s state electricity company CESP.

25 October 2018

Siqueira Castro helps Fraport win airports in Brazil

Brazilian firm Siqueira Castro Advogados has helped German airport operator Fraport sign concession agreements to operate two airports in Brazil.

11 August 2017

Brazilian privatisations could face financing difficulties

Lawyers are split over whether the Temer administration’s recently announced privatisation scheme can obtain adequate financing as the country’s massive budget deficit leads to cutbacks in public spending.

23 September 2016

Brookfield finances controversial Isagen privatisation

08 February 2016

Lawyers in Colombia welcome Isagen privatisation

With the auctions for the Colombian government’s sale of its majority stake in electricity generator Isagen set to kick off this month, lawyers are heralding a boon for infrastructure projects, as well as the opportunity to revitalise the local power generation industry with the introduction of new technologies and know-how from foreign investors.

16 August 2013

Ulhôa Canto in electricity privatisation

Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra Advogados has advised the State of Paraná in the launching of a tender offer for the acquisition of 14.96 per cent of the voting stock of Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL.

20 September 2001

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