Partner Profile

Vijaya Palaniswamy

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Biography

Vijaya is a partner in our global energy and infrastructure practice and leads the team’s work in the Americas.  He has broad experience advising sponsors and lenders on the development of energy and infrastructure assets that will be financed on a limited recourse basis.

Recent highlights of his experience in Latin America include advising: ContourGlobal on the financing of its acquisition Mexican power assets; the sponsors on the refinancing of the Norte II CCGT project in Mexico; the winning consortium for the Santiago airport (SCL) expansion; and the sponsors of the Kelar power project in Chile.

Vijaya is recognised by Chambers USA Projects as a Foreign Expert-Latin America-wide and in Chambers Latin America (Latin America-wide: Energy and Natural Resources and Projects). He is named to The Legal 500’s US-Mexico Private Practice Powerlist. He is ranked as a “Rising Star” in project finance and energy by IFLR1000.

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