Work Area: Projects & infrastructure

Portuguese group builds Kutuctay bridge in Peru

Cuatrecasas (Peru) has helped the local subsidiary of Portuguese engineering and construction group Etermar sign an agreement to carry out work on the Kutuctay bridge project in southern Peru.

10 August 2022

Shearman restocks LatAm offering

Shearman & Sterling LLP has reinforced its Latin American offering by elevating two lawyers to its partnership and promoting one associate to counsel, which comes after a string of recent departures from the US firm’s regional practice group.

05 August 2022

Spanish company consolidates water assets in Colombia

Garrigues (Colombia) has helped Spanish water company Aqualia acquire the Colombian subsidiary of French counterpart Saur, including six concessions for water production and distribution.

04 August 2022

Brazilian port operator makes its largest-ever issuance

Brazil’s Machado Meyer Advogados has helped local port operator Portonave raise 1.5 billion reais (US$292 million) in a debenture offering.

28 July 2022

Several firms anchor Santos port acquisition

Machado Meyer Advogados and Cascione Pulino Boulos Advogados have helped a port operator controlled by Brazilian fund IG4 Capital acquire US$259 million worth of assets in the state of São Paulo from Rumo, the logistics group of Cosan.

26 July 2022

São Paulo water company gets blue loans from IFC and IDB Invest

Two Clifford Chance LLP offices and Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados in São Paulo have helped Brazilian state-owned water group Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo (SABESP) obtain two separate loans from multinational lenders IFC and IDB Invest, worth a total of 1.2 billion reais (US$230 million).

25 July 2022

Bogotá buses drive home financing 

Two offices of Clifford Chance LLP and Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia) have helped French and Colombian development banks lend US$130 million to the Bogotá bus system TransMilenio for the acquisition of an electric bus fleet.

20 July 2022

Several firms in Mexican Fibra E IPO and acquisition

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, SC has helped Promotora MexPac set up an energy and infrastructure investment trust and make its initial public offering worth 1.5 billion pesos (US$74 million), marking the first Mexican Fibra E structuring of the year.

18 July 2022

Peru sees off bulk of arbitration claim over motorway project

Peru says it has knocked out most of a US$150 million International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim by a construction contractor over a delayed project to improve a stretch of the Pan-American Highway.

18 July 2022

King & Spalding hires Jones Day LatAm partner

Prominent project finance and banking partner Fradyn Suárez has left Jones Day for King & Spalding LLP’s newly-inaugurated Miami office, bringing firepower to its Latin American offering.

13 July 2022

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