Work Area: Energy

Canadian LNG group gets funds to enter Colombia with energy buy

Colombian firm Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas has helped liquefied natural gas company LNG Canada purchase Bogotá-based gas group Lewis Energy Colombia (LEC) after the buyer received acquisition financing from Macquarie.

26 September 2023

Souto Correa hires Brookfield renewables VP as partner

Souto Correa Advogados has recruited the legal vice president of Brookfield Asset Management’s renewables investment branch in Brazil to lead its energy offering.

22 September 2023

Jara del Favero adds former energy undersecretary as practice head

Jara del Favero Abogados has appointed the former undersecretary for Chile’s Ministry of Energy as director and head of its energy practice.

22 September 2023

Rennó Penteado launches energy practice with BRZ hire

Rennó Penteado Sampaio Advogados has inaugurated an energy practice by hiring a partner from BRZ Advogados.

19 September 2023

Veirano features in multibillion-dollar German-Spanish utilities buy

Veirano Advogados has helped German utilities group Steag in its US$2.8 billion sale to Spanish infrastructure investment fund Asterion, including the target’s Brazilian subsidiary.

18 September 2023

Brazilian firm Rossi Maffini adds partner to head new energy group

Rossi, Maffini, Milman & Grando Advogados has hired a partner from local outfit LUC Advogados | Contencioso & Arbitragem to head its newly-launched energy practice.

04 September 2023

Brazilian boutique Furcolin Mitidieri appoints third partner

Brazilian infrastructure boutique Furcolin Mitidieri Advogados – founded by two former in-house lawyers in 2021 – has hired a lawyer with experience at Highly Recommended Vieira Rezende Advogados as partner, strengthening its regulatory and energy practices.

25 August 2023

YPF backs energy transition with US$375 million CAF credit line

Two Norton Rose Fulbright offices and Martinez de Hoz & Rueda in Buenos Aires have helped Latin American development bank Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) and a syndicate of banks issue a US$375 million loan to Argentine state-owned oil group YPF.

24 August 2023

Orizon and Cosan subsidiary team up for biomethane JV in Brazil

Veirano Advogados has helped Compass, the gas subsidiary of Brazilian energy group Cosan, enter into a joint venture with local waste management company Orizon to launch a biomethane production plant – a deal worth 355 million reais (US$71 million).

23 August 2023

Copel privatises with US$1 billion follow-on

Two Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP offices and Stocche Forbes Advogados in São Paulo have helped the Brazilian state of Paraná privatise electricity provider Companhia Paranaense de Energia (Copel) through a 5.2 billion reais (US$1 billion) follow-on offering.

16 August 2023

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