Work Area: Renewable energy

Stocche Forbes and Pinheiro Neto steer renewable energy merger

Stocche Forbes has helped Brazilian natural gas and energy provider Eneva absorb local renewable energy company Focus Energia for a total of 2.4 billion reais (US$424 million).

07 January 2022

Felsberg and Cescon Barrieu in Renova Energia power asset sale

Felsberg Advogados has helped Renova Energia in the sale of assets to a new buyer, local energy group BSB Energética and Eletroriver, for 1.1 billion reais (US$196 million), having refused to sell to Emirati investment group Mubadala in September.

06 January 2022

Several firms in cross-border solar deal

US solar power developer Array Technologies, owned by investment fund Blackstone, has hired four offices of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, three Cuatrecasas offices and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo to acquire Spanish solar panel manufacturer Soluciones Técnicas Integrales Norland (STI Norland) and its Brazilian, Chilean and Mexican operations for 570 million euros (US$498 million).

26 November 2021

Two firms help Portugal’s Galp Energia enter Brazil

Portugal's Galp Energia has turned to Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados to acquire two greenfield solar farms in Brazil from local renewables group Sistemas de Energia Renovável (SER).

24 November 2021

Cuatrecasas and CMS Carey & Allende in Andean solar purchase

Cuatrecasas in Lima and Bogotá has helped Malaysian energy infrastructure developer Yinson acquire shares in a Colombian solar farm from Chilean renewables developer Verano Capital.

16 November 2021

Several firms in Colombia’s first long-term renewables loan

Spanish energy platform Matrix Renewables has turned to Latham & Watkins LLP in Washington, DC and New York and Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá to obtain a credit facility from Bancolombia and IDB Invest.

15 November 2021

DLA Piper and Lembeye steer Swiss-Chilean renewables deal

Swiss private fund manager SUSI Partners has enlisted DLA Piper (Chile) to acquire a portfolio of solar and wind assets in Chile from local renewables developer Biwo Renovables.

12 November 2021

AES wins arbitration over Chilean hydro project

A subsidiary of US power group AES has won an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) award worth US$186 million plus interest in a dispute with a construction consortium over a terminated contract to build one of Chile’s largest hydroelectric projects.

11 November 2021

Equatorial Energia buys more assets with US$1.8 billion deal

Brazilian Equatorial Energia has relied on Norton Rose Fulbright in London and Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados in São Paulo to acquire local renewables business Echoenergia for 6.7 billion reais (US$1.8 billion).

09 November 2021

Votorantim and Canada Pension Plan agree to list energy JV

Stocche Forbes has helped Brazilian investment group Votorantim consolidate its energy assets into a joint venture with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments), which will invest 1.5 billion reais (US$273 million) into the entity.

05 November 2021

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