Richard Puttré represents lenders, underwriters, and borrowers in conventional and complex financing structures, with a primary focus on cross-border project finance transactions. He counsels financial institutions, project sponsors and investors in the development, financing, acquisition and disposition of infrastructure companies and assets throughout the United States and Latin America.
Much of Richard's recent experience has focused on the development and financing of traditional infrastructure projects. He is actively involved in the American public-private partnership (PPP) sector, representing bidders, concession companies, underwriters, and lenders in the acquisition, development and financing of major infrastructure projects throughout the United States. Richard has been involved in many of the largest recent United States PPP projects, including highway and bridge transactions in Texas, North Carolina, Georgia and Virginia. He has advised clients in transactions involving a variety of financing solutions, including public activity bonds, traditional and tax-exempt bank facilities, and TIFIA participation. He also has represented the lenders and project sponsors in connection with the development, financing, and operation of significant toll road projects in Costa Rica, Chile, Colombia and Spain.
Richard also has been actively involved in the international renewable energy sector, representing the sponsors in connection with multiple hydroelectric generation projects in Panama, three photovoltaic solar plants in Peru, a wind power project in the Dominican Republic, and photovoltaic solar projects in Mexico, Chile and Panama. His most recent transactions have involved a variety of multilateral financing entities as well as traditional commercial banks.
Richard was resident in the Madrid Office from 2001 to 2014.
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