Work Area: Projects & infrastructure

Dow Chemicals and Actis subsidiary strike renewables deal in Brazil

White & Case LLP in New York and Miami and Brazilian firm Machado Meyer Advogados have helped the renewables arm of British private equity group Actis obtain a US$67 million loan to build solar plants in northeastern Brazil and seal a power purchase agreement (PPA) with US company Dow Chemicals.

01 December 2020

Dorsey & Whitney poaches LatAm co-chair from Akerman

US firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP has boosted its Latin America offering in New York by hiring Akerman LLP’s regional co-chair, adding to other departures from the latter’s Latin America group in recent months.

13 November 2020

Colombia’s ISA acquires 4G toll road for US$528 million

Clifford Chance LLP in New York, São Paulo and London and Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá have helped the Chilean subsidiary of Colombian transport operator Interconexión Eléctrica (ISA) buy a toll road concession in northern Colombia for US$528 million.

06 November 2020

Partner returns to Latham from US development bank

A former Latham & Watkins LLP partner has re-joined the firm after a stint at US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), adding to its Latin America group.

04 November 2020

Posse Herrera appoints infrastructure director

Colombia’s Posse Herrera Ruiz has strengthened its infrastructure practice by hiring an in-house lawyer from local construction group El Cóndor as director.

03 November 2020

UPM signs railway operator contract for pulp mill in Uruguay

Uruguay’s Posadas, Posadas & Vecino has helped a consortium of local and international infrastructure companies, including German Deutsche Bahn, win a bid to operate the 273-kilometre commercial railway line between Montevideo and Paso de los Toros.

28 October 2020

White & Case boosts LatAm offering with three promotions

White & Case LLP has strengthened its Latin America group by making three new partners in Mexico City, New York and Houston as part of the firm’s latest global promotion round.

15 October 2020

Spain’s Acciona takes over US$2.7 billion São Paulo metro PPP

Brazil’s Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped a concessionaire led by Spanish construction group Acciona take over the rights to build and operate one of the São Paulo metro lines from a former concessionaire, after construction has been in a standstill since 2016.

13 October 2020

French company gets loan for Chilean solar project

Larrain y Asociados in Santiago has helped a Chilean subsidiary of French renewables company Reden Group obtain an US$80 million credit facility to fund the construction of several solar plants.

13 October 2020

Mexican firms in Tren Maya concession award

Mexico’s Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC has helped local construction company ICA Empresas and its transport operation unit Consorcio del Mayab win the rights to build a section of the country’s Tren Maya railway project on the Yucatán peninsula.

12 October 2020

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