Work Area: Projects & infrastructure

Bogotá begins metro construction with US$179 million financing

Three Norton Rose Fulbright offices and Cuatrecasas (Colombia) have helped the concessionaire of Bogotá’s first metro line obtain a 678 billion pesos (US$179 million) bridge financing to fund the pre-construction of the public transport project.

09 December 2021

Colombian toll road project gets financing

Garrigues (Colombia) has helped a local toll road concessionaire obtain a 458 billion pesos (US$117 million) financing.

07 December 2021

Garrigues appoints partner in Colombia

Highly Recommended firm Garrigues (Colombia) has promoted a counsel to partner in Bogotá, strengthening its project finance group.

06 December 2021

González Calvillo and Haynes and Boone steer car plant financing

A branch of Japanese conglomerate Mitsui Group has hired González Calvillo, SC to provide a US$98 million financing for the construction and operation of a Mexican manufacturing plant that will produce automobile components for car maker Toyota.

02 December 2021

AEGEA raises US$1.6 billion to fund Rio water concessions

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped Brazilian water company AEGEA Saneamento issue 7.8 billion reais (US$1.6 billion) worth of debentures to fund expenses related to two water concessions in Rio de Janeiro.

30 November 2021

Machado Meyer and Cescon Barrieu steer motorway financing

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped Brazilian road concessionaire Autopista Litoral Sul raise 2 billion reais (US$367 million) by issuing debentures.

29 November 2021

Bus concessionaires in Bogotá issue sustainable bonds

Baker McKenzie LLP offices in the US and Bogotá have helped three Colombian bus concessionaires raise US$126 million in a sustainable bond offering to fund the purchase of new public transport vehicles.

26 November 2021

Vinci Partners and Gradiente enter renewables partnership in Brazil

Nantes Mello Advogados and Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown have helped Gradiente Energias Renovaveis and private equity group Vinci Partners, respectively, enter into a partnership to build wind and solar projects in the South American country for 2.4 billion reais (US$441 million).

25 November 2021

Souto Correa leads green hydrogen partnership in Brazil

Souto Correa Advogados has helped electricity trader Grupo Comerc Energia enter a partnership with renewables company Casa dos Ventos to develop hydrogen projects in Brazil, with co-investment reaching up to US$4 billion.

24 November 2021

Incentivise private investment to fill infrastructure gap, say panellists

Accelerating infrastructure projects is key for Latin American governments to reactivate their economies following the covid-19 pandemic, but they need to find ways to get private sector companies involved to fund them, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer Connect: Project Finance 2021.

23 November 2021

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