Topic: Sustainable investment

PBP helps companies ink energy concessions in Ecuador

Pérez Bustamante & Ponce (PBP) has helped several energy companies enter into contracts with the Ecuadorean government to develop renewables projects, including solar plants and hydroelectric facilities.

01 December 2023

“Brighter future” for infrastructure in Brazil and Mexico despite political turbulence

As major political shifts continue to put Latin American economies to the test, legal frameworks that are resistant to the ideologies of the governing party will be key to keeping infrastructure investments active in the region, said lawyers at Latin Lawyer Live: Regional Project Finance in New York earlier this month.

28 November 2023

IDB Invest lends US$255 million to MSMEs in Chile

Chile’s Banco Internacional has enlisted Carey in Santiago to obtain a US$255 million credit line from IDB Invest to help fund local micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).

28 November 2023

Brazilian firms shine in solar joint venture

Brazilian investors Acelen, Illian and Perfin have turned to several firms to launch a solar power generation project in the northeastern state of Bahia.

24 November 2023

LatAm-focused miner Nexa obtains sustainability-linked loan

Two Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP offices, Elvinger Hoss Prussen in Luxembourg and Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas in Lima helped a syndicate of banks, including BBVA, Citibank and HSBC, grant a US$320 million credit facility to Luxembourg-based mining group Nexa Resources.

23 November 2023

Canada’s CDPQ snaps up Brazilian assets from Equatorial

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Canada’s Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec (CDPQ) acquire a set of power assets from the transmission subsidiary of local utilities company Equatorial Energia for 396 million reais (US$144 million).

22 November 2023

Digital infrastructure: big change needs big money

The development of AI, data centres and high-speed internet is revolutionising the world at break-neck speed, but the scope of project finance must expand for the evolving digital infrastructure landscape to remain viable in Latin America, said panellists at Latin Lawyer Live: Regional Project Finance.

21 November 2023

BlackRock fund makes energy transition investment in Brazil

Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has helped a BlackRock-owned investment fund, Climate Finance Partnership (CFP), acquire shares in Brazilian energy transition company Brasol.

21 November 2023

Sectors must unite for LatAm energy transition to succeed

Latin American industries cannot drive the energy transition alone and must strive for a united approach when implementing the necessary infrastructure for a renewables boom in the region, a director at Norwegian brokerage group DNB Markets has said.

15 November 2023

Ecuadorean finance group gets funding for women-led businesses

Flor Bustamante Pizarro & Hurtado has helped US finance group WorldBusiness Capital lend US$10 million to Ecuadorean financial institution Cooperativa de Ahorro y Crédito Fernando Daquilema to help fund women-owned enterprises.

15 November 2023

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