Work Area: Projects & infrastructure

New Brazilian firm assists with debenture launch

A newly-established Brazilian firm has just assisted Companhia Petrolífera Marlim, a major local petroleum company, in pricing and issuing R$1 billion in debentures. The debentures duly secured a near-perfect rating from two ratings agencies.

16 March 2001

US$115 million financing granted to Uruguayan state-owned oil company (ANCAP)

Shearman & Sterling and Guyer & Regules advised the lead arrangers in the seven-year financing, which concluded on December 29.

29 December 2000

Telecoms: Argentina's NSS SA in US$80 million project finance credit agreement

The communications and information services company, advised by M&M Bomchil and Kirkland & Ellis, entered into the agreement on December 11 2000.

11 December 2000

Oil & gas: US$2.5 billion financing for Brazil's Barracuda and Caratinga fields

The project, completed on December 1, marks the largest-ever project financing arranged for Brazil and Petrobras' offshore development programme and is the largest limited recourse financing of an offshore oil field in Latin America to date.

01 December 2000

Oil & gas: Brasil's Petrobras in US$170 million agreement for Albacora field

Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton represented Petrobras in the project finance deal with Japanese companies Nissho Iwai Corporation and Indonesia Petroleum Ltd (INPEX), which was signed on November 29.

29 November 2000

Brazilian firms work with Freshfields in AutoBAn project

Tozzini, Freshfields, Machado Meyer and Clifford Chance are involved in a US$560 million syndicated transaction project with three major financial institutions. The main financing agreements were all executed by August 7, 2000.

07 August 2000

Petrobras in largest ever Brazilian oil and gas financing deal

On June 20 the signing of the US$3.2 billion limited recourse project financing of the Barracuda and Caratinga Project by Petróleo Brasileiro SA was announced.

20 June 2000

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