Work Area: Projects & infrastructure

Four firms help Bracell to US$980 million pulp financing

White & Case LLP in London and Beijing and Lefosse Advogados in São Paulo have helped pulp producer Bracell get a US$980 million financing to expand a mill in Brazil.

31 March 2021

Colombia reactivates 4G toll road project with financing

Three Paul Hastings LLP offices, Colombia's Brigard Urrutia and Cuatrecasas in Bogotá have helped French concession holder Vinci Concessions and Colombian counterpart Constructora Concreto obtain a loan worth 700 billion pesos (US$196 million) to expand a toll road in central Colombia.

24 March 2021

Felsberg hires TozziniFreire lawyer as partner

Felsberg Advogados has boosted its project finance group by hiring a senior associate from TozziniFreire Advogados as partner.

17 March 2021

Uruguayan company gets loan to buy trains for UPM pulp mill

Posadas, Posadas & Vecino in Montevideo has helped a railway subsidiary of Uruguayan logistics company Grupo Christophersen and Spanish constructor Cointer obtain a 94 million euro (US$113 million) loan to finance train equipment for a railway connecting Montevideo and Paso de los Toros, where Finnish forestry group UPM is building a pulp mill.

01 March 2021

BLP adds partners in Costa Rica and Nicaragua

Central American law firm BLP has boosted its regional partnership and strengthened its project finance practice in Costa Rica and IP department in Nicaragua by promoting two lawyers.

25 February 2021

BNDES backs Patria solar project in Bahia

Essentia Energy – a new subsidiary of Brazilian private equity investor Patria Investimentos – has hired Machado Meyer Advogados to obtain a 910 million reais (US$176 million) financing to fund the construction of a solar park in the state of Bahia.

17 February 2021

Three Chilean firms in motorway financing

Morales & Besa has helped a Chilean concessionaire issue project bonds for US$340 million to pay for debt related to the construction of a motorway.

15 February 2021

Cascione Pulino adds infrastructure and corporate partners

Brazil’s Cascione Pulino Boulos Advogados has hired a public law partner from a local boutique to lead its infrastructure practice, while also promoting a corporate and M&A lawyer to its senior rank.

05 February 2021

Engie renewables financing brings Chile closer to carbon neutrality

Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York have helped French power group Engie obtain a US$125 million loan for the construction of a wind farm in northern chile.

01 February 2021

Marval O’Farrell steers winning Argentine metro bid

Marval O'Farrell Mairal has helped a local consortium win a bid to operate the Buenos Aires underground Subte for the next 12 years.

22 January 2021

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