Work Area: Projects & infrastructure

Barranquilla gets loan for infrastructure investments

The Colombian district of Barranquilla has hired Clifford Chance LLP in New York and Mendoza in Bogotá to obtain a US$100 million financing from Deutsche Bank.

23 September 2021

Several firms help new railway arrive at Guarulhos Airport

Veirano Advogados has helped the concessionaire that manages the Guarulhos Airport in São Paulo renegotiate an agreement with the Brazilian aviation authority, ANAC, to construct and operate a new railway system at the airport.

20 September 2021

Three firms in multi-currency loan for Colombian transmission line

Clifford Chance LLP in Washington, DC and New York and Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá have helped the Colombian branch of Spanish engineering company Grupo Ortiz obtain a two-tranche financing worth US$122 million to fund the construction of a transmission line.

16 September 2021

Argentina's CLISA inks US$322 million consent solicitation

Clifford Chance LLP in New York and São Paulo and CROZ Roberts | Domínguez | Carassai Tax & Legal in Buenos Aires have helped Argentine infrastructure group Compañía Latinoamericana de Infraestructura & Servicios (CLISA) sign a consent solicitation agreement with bondholders to extend the maturity of existing debt worth US$322 million.

13 September 2021

Latham & Watkins LatAm partner moves to Pillsbury

US law firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP has hired an energy and infrastructure partner from Latham & Watkins LLP, strengthening its Latin America group.

09 September 2021

Colombian 4G toll road concessionaire gets refinancing

Paul Hastings LLP in New York and London and Colombian firm Posse Herrera Ruiz have helped a Colombian motorway concessionaire receive US$278 million to refinance existing debt.

01 September 2021

IDB Invest backs power storage project in El Salvador

Clifford Chance LLP in Washington, DC and Paris and BLP (El Salvador) has helped IDB Invest provide financing to French renewables company Neoen, which will use the funds to acquire two battery energy storage systems in El Salvador.

01 September 2021

Several firms in Chilean motorway financing

DLA Piper LLP in Madrid and Barros & Errázuriz Abogados in Santiago have helped a motorway concessionaire owned by infrastructure developer Aleatica obtain a loan worth 5.3 million unidades de fomento (US$206 million) to complete a toll road project in Chile.

31 August 2021

Arias adds partner in Nicaragua

Arias (Nicaragua) has bolstered its project development group by promoting an associate to partner.

27 August 2021

Panama’s third metro line obtains US$2 billion financing

Allen & Overy LLP in New York and Seoul and Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán in Panama City have helped a consortium of Korean contractors as sponsors of the Metro de Panama Line 3 obtain a US$2 billion financing package to develop the project.

27 August 2021

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