Partner Profile

Alberto Haito

Clifford Chance LLP

Paraguay

LL 250

Biography

Alberto Haito is a counsel in the Americas energy and infrastructure group. He represents sponsors and various financial institutions, including commercial banks and multilateral organisations in transactions throughout Latin America.

Alberto’s recent experience includes advising IDB on the hybrid financing for the construction of the first toll road awarded under the PPP scheme in Paraguay, which included a forward purchase agreement, a Rule 144A/Reg S securitisation and the first ever LC facility by IDB Invest; SMBC, IDB, SocGen, KfW, ICO, FDN, CAF, a global investment management firm and ICO on the $717 million multi-currency financing for the Mar 1 toll road project in Colombia; and Bancomext, ING and KfW on the financing of a 300MW PV project in Potosi, Mexico.

Alberto is ranked as a Rising Star in The Legal 500 2021: Latin America: International Firms: Projects and Energy, and is included in The Legal 500 US-Mexico Private Practice Powerlist 2019. He is licensed to practice in New York, DC and Peru.

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