Colombian infrastructure concession Vial Unión del Sur has hired Jones Day in New York and Madrid, Noboa Peña Torres & Asociados in Quito and Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá to finance a toll road project between Colombia and Ecuador with a US$575 million loan.
Brazilian firm Cascione Pulino Boulos Advogados has helped the controlling shareholders of two solar power plants in the south-eastern state of Minas Gerais obtain finance worth some 200 million reais (US$54 million).
“O Rio de Janeiro continua lindo (Rio de Janeiro keeps its beauty)” are the words to Gilberto Gil’s immortal samba, but after years of economic decline, skyrocketing violence and corruption scandals, has the appeal of Brazil’s cidade maravilhosa remained intact?
Panellists agreed at the Latin Lawyer Live 6th Annual Regional Project Finance summit in Washington, DC, yesterday that alternative finance and more midstream investment is necessary to diversify their countries' energy sources, but incoming governments in the region’s two largest economies may create two very different futures for the sector.
Sergio J Galvis, Robert J Giuffra Jr and Werner F Ahlers
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Jack Devine and Amanda Mattingly
The Arkin Group
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