Topic: Sustainable investment

City of Medellín secures AFD loan

Colombian state-owned utilities company Empresas Públicas de Medellín (EPM) has enlisted Mosquera Abogados to secure a €180 million (US$190 million) loan from French bank Agence Française de Développement (AFD).

31 March 2023

Investor security is key for LatAm renewables

Latin American governments need to implement steadfast green energy policies that incentivise investment – or risk missing a crucial window of opportunity to attract foreign capital to the region’s renewables sector – said speakers at Latin Lawyer’s conference in Cartagena last week.

30 March 2023

Canadian Solar secures loan for Brazilian renewables projects

Milbank in New York has helped renewables company Canadian Solar secure a US$100 million loan, which it will use to fund several solar energy projects in Brazil.

23 March 2023

Davivienda gets structured IDB Invest loan in Costa Rica

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP in Washington, DC and BLP (Costa Rica) have helped IDB Invest grant a US$145 million loan to the Costa Rican branch of Colombia’s Banco Davivienda.

22 March 2023

Register now for Latin Lawyer renewables event

All LACCA members are invited to join Latin Lawyer Live: Renewable Energy 2023 in Cartagena next month.

27 February 2023

Familiar firms help YPF raise US$150 million for wind project

The electricity subsidiary of Argentine state-owned oil group YPF has hired O'Farrell to help it raise US$150 million in a bond issuance, the proceeds of which are earmarked for the company’s fourth wind project.

21 February 2023

Ecuadorean bank makes inaugural green bond issuance

Clifford Chance LLP in Washington, DC has helped French development bank Société de Promotion et de Participation pour la Coopération Economique (Proparco) underwrite the first green bond issuance made by Ecuador’s Banco Guayaquil, which raised US$45 million.

13 February 2023

Liberty gets landmark financing in Costa Rica

Ropes & Gray in London, BLP in San José and Maples Group in London have helped Costa Rican telecoms provider Liberty get US$450 million in new financing, which includes the largest ever sustainability-linked bond to raise funds for digital infrastructure in the country.

07 February 2023

TCA steers Argentine nuclear offering

TCA Tanoira Cassagne has helped Argentine energy company Nucleoelectrica Argentina (NA-SA) structure an infrastructure trust and make an initial US$30 million sustainable offering to fund its nuclear power operations.

06 February 2023

Ecuadorean financial institution gets funding for women-led businesses

Flor Bustamante Pizarro & Hurtado has helped US finance group WorldBusiness Capital lend US$15 million to Ecuadorean financial institution Alianza del Valle, which will use the funds to support women-owned enterprises.

30 January 2023

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