Work Area: Projects & infrastructure

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

PPU and Miranda & Amado advise on two Peruvian airport loans

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) has helped airport concessionaire Aeropuertos del Perú obtain two credit lines worth a total of US$123 million.

23 November 2021

Vieira Rezende adds partner with IFC hire

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm Vieira Rezende Advogados has bolstered its projects and infrastructure practice by hiring a consultant from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) as partner.

22 November 2021

Rio street lights turn “green” with help from several firms

Rio de Janeiro’s public lighting concessionaire Smart RJ has hired White & Case LLP in New York and São Paulo and Demarest Advogados in São Paulo to raise 925 million reais (US$170 million) in a social bond issuance, the proceeds of which it will use to make the city’s light infrastructure more eco-friendly.

18 November 2021

Still time to join Latin Lawyer’s Project Finance conference

Several more speakers are confirmed for Latin Lawyer Connect: Project Finance 2021, which takes place on 18 November. Read on for more information about the event and how to register.

17 November 2021

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