Work Area: Projects & infrastructure

Arnold & Porter swipes LatAm-focused partner from Clifford Chance

Arnold & Porter has strengthened its corporate and project finance offering by hiring a Latin America-focused partner from Clifford Chance LLP.

23 August 2021

Consortium gets project financing for road works in Paraguay

Three offices of Mayer Brown LLP and Ferrere (Paraguay) have helped a local motorway concessionaire obtain a US$170 million financing to complete works on the Costanera Sur project in Paraguay.

23 August 2021

Several firms in first Mexican Fibra E offering in over a year

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Mexican law firms Ritch Mueller, Greenberg Traurig SC and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC have helped Mexico Infrastructure Partners (MIP) structure the country’s first Fibra E fund in more than a year and raise over 22 billion pesos (US$1.1 billion) in an equity offering.

20 August 2021

Mattos Filho and Stocche Forbes in US$647 million road financing

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped a Brazilian motorway concessionaire, controlled by Patria Investimentos, obtain a financing worth 3.35 billion reais (US$647 million) – the country’s largest-ever toll-road project finance.

18 August 2021

Second Lima metro line on track after double-pronged loan

Garrigues (Peru) has helped Lima Metro Line 2 obtain two financing packages, worth US$961 million in total, to fund the development of a second metro line in the Peruvian capital.

12 August 2021

LatAm-focused partner joins Gibson Dunn from White & Case

US law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP has enhanced its private equity offering by hiring Latin America-focused partner Marwan Azzi from White & Case LLP.

05 August 2021

GEMSA gets power financing in Argentina

Argentina’s Generación Mediterránea (GEMSA) has enlisted Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Salaverri, Burgio & Wetzler Malbrán in Buenos Aires to raise US$130 million in a bond issuance to fund the expansion of a power plant.

05 August 2021

Mainstream gets project finance for renewables in Chile

Milbank in New York and Carey in Santiago have helped Irish company Mainstream Renewable Power obtain a US$178 million loan to complete a wind and solar project in Chile.

02 August 2021

Deloitte Legal poaches EY Law partner in Guatemala

Deloitte Legal in Guatemala City has strengthened its corporate and M&A offering by hiring Ruby Asturias from Latin Lawyer 250 firm EY Law (Guatemala), in the same month that the firm also added a labour partner in Argentina.

29 July 2021

Tren Maya railway gets financing

Mexican construction company ICA Empresas has relied on Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes to obtain a loan worth 4 billion Mexican pesos (US$202 million) to construct a portion of the Tren Maya railway on the Yucatán Peninsula.

28 July 2021

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