Topic: Sustainable investment

US energy equipment company consolidates in LatAm

Three Winston & Strawn LLP offices and Mexican firm Ritch Mueller y Nicolau, SC have helped US energy equipment manufacturer Chart Industries acquire UK counterpart Howden from KPS Capital Partners for US$4.4 billion.

12 April 2023

Bolivia backs sustainable development with AFD loan

PPO Abogados has helped French bank Agence Française de Développement (AFD) issue a €200 million (US$214 million) loan to the Bolivian government.

11 April 2023

Oil companies can help fuel LatAm green energy transition

You can’t spell decarbonisation without carbon, and – as discussed by panellists at Latin Lawyer Live: Renewables in Cartagena last month – oil and gas companies have a pivotal role not only in attracting investment to the renewables sector but also in providing the technology needed to aid Latin America’s transition to a net-zero economy.

06 April 2023

Grupo Bimbo expands green loan to US$1.9 billion

US firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Galicia Abogados in Mexico City have helped Mexican food giant Grupo Bimbo obtain a US$1.9 billion sustainability-linked loan.

05 April 2023

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

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