Work Area: Renewable energy

Two firms seal Copel wind power acquisition

Brazilian state-controlled power company Copel has hired Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to purchase a wind power complex from the local subsidiary of French renewables business Voltalia, worth some 1 billion reais (US$200 million).

01 June 2021

Brazilian solar project gets US$150 million financing

Atlas Renewable Energy has hired White & Case LLP in New York and Miami and Machado Meyer Advogados in São Paulo to borrow US$150 million to fund a solar power project in Brazil.

26 May 2021

Deal of the Year Winner: Project Finance (Energy)

Featured in 15th Annual Awards

The combined project bond issuance and bank debt package was one of Latin America’s largest power project financings in 2020 and occurred over two concurrent cross-border transactions. The company’s multijurisdictional activities required the coordination of law firms in the US, Spain, Chile, Colombia and Panama. It is our energy project finance Deal of the Year.

24 May 2021

Headrick Rizik steers historic Dominican green bond trust

Dominican firm Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández has helped power company Empresa Generadora de Electricidad Haina set up a trust through which the company plans to issue the country’s first green bonds.

06 May 2021

Atacama wind farm gets US$231 million financing

Milbank in New York and Philippi Prietocarrioza Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) have helped the local subsidiary of Spanish renewables group Ibereólica obtain a US$231 million loan to fund the operations of a wind farm in northern Chile.

30 April 2021

Several firms steer Chilean solar financing

White & Case LLP in New York, Miami and Madrid and Guerrero Olivos in Santiago have helped solar power company Solek Chile get a US$95 million loan to fund local renewables projects.

28 April 2021

Brazilian firms in Novelis’ green bond issuance

Torys LLP in Toronto and New York and Brazilian law firm Levy Salomão Advogados have helped US aluminium company Novelis raise 500 million euros (US$586 million) in a green bond issuance.

27 April 2021

Peru’s Santivañez steers Anglo American-Engie power agreement

Peruvian law firm Santivañez Abogados has helped British mining company Anglo American enter an agreement with French energy company Engie, through which its Peruvian copper mine Quellaveco will be supplied with renewable power.

15 April 2021

Itaú Unibanco snaps up AES renewable assets in Brazil

Pinheiro Guimarães has helped Brazil’s Itaú Unibanco purchase a minority stake in a solar power subsidiary of AES Tietê for 855 million reais (US$155 million).

23 March 2021

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