Work Area: Energy

Cuatrecasas hires from Chile’s electricity regulator

Cuatrecasas (Chile) has strengthened its energy practice by recruiting the head of the local Superintendency of Electricity and Fuels (SEC) as partner.

31 January 2023

Dominican company gets financing for gas-fired power plant

OMG in Santo Domingo has helped Dominican company SIBA Energy obtain a financing worth 4.1 billion pesos (US$72 million) for a gas-fired power plant.

24 January 2023

Familiar firms return for CFE renewables loan

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, SC in Mexico City have helped Mexican state-owned electricity group Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) obtain a US$100 million loan to fund local renewable energy projects.

23 January 2023

Colombia’s EPM secures inaugural sustainability-linked loan

Energy company Empresas Públicas de Medellín (EPM) has hired three offices of Mayer Brown LLP and Mosquera Abogados in Bogotá to obtain a sustainability-linked loan worth US$700 million.

20 January 2023

Reed Smith promotes LatAm energy lawyers

Reed Smith LLP has bolstered its energy law offering in Latin America by promoting two lawyers to the partnership.

19 January 2023

Engie spends US$650 million on Chilean renewables projects

Prieto has helped energy company Engie acquire renewables assets from separate Chinese sellers across two transactions totalling US$650 million.

13 January 2023

Mattos Filho and Stocche Forbes help thermoelectric plant get loan

Mattos Filho has helped a thermoelectric plant owned by local energy group Gás Natural Açu (GNA) obtain a 3.9 billion reais (US$749 million) credit line.

10 January 2023

Itaú backs Raízen with US$735 million Cosan investment

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Brazilian energy group Cosan sell a minority stake in a holding company to Itaú Unibanco for 4.1 billion reais (US$735 million), handing the buyer shares in local counterpart Raízen.

09 January 2023

Several firms power electricity company loan in Peru

Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie International in Lima has helped electricity company Red de Energía del Perú (REP) land a US$106 million loan.

04 January 2023

Enel sells Chilean transmission business for US$1.4 billion

Arteaga Gorziglia in Santiago has helped Chile’s Sociedad Transmisora Metropolitana (STM) acquire the local electricity transmission subsidiary of Italian energy giant Enel for US$1.4 billion.

22 December 2022

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