Work Area: Energy

Harvard investment fund sells Argentine forestry assets

Bruchou & Funes de Rioja has helped Proener – a subsidiary of Argentine electricity producer Central Puerto – acquire forestry assets from Harvard Management Company, an investment fund controlled by the Ivy League university.

30 May 2023

UK oil company buys Latin American drilling assets from Saipem

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima and Venezuelan firm D'Empaire have helped UK-based oil and gas company KCA Deutag buy the entire Latin American operations of Italian oil drilling company Saipem for US$40 million.

24 May 2023

EnfraGen buys Central American energy assets from Celsia

Paul Hastings LLP in New York and Palo Alto has helped a subsidiary of Latin American energy group EnfraGen acquire six renewable energy plants in Central America from Colombia’s Celsia.

19 May 2023

Innergex gets US$50 million for solar storage project in Chile

Canadian renewables group Innergex has hired DLA Piper LLP in New York and Buenos Aires to obtain a loan worth C$67 million (US$50 million) to build a battery energy storage project at a solar plant in Chile.

19 May 2023

GIC partners with Brazil’s Neoenergia for transmission investment

Three Stocche Forbes Advogados offices have helped a fund owned by Singaporean investor acquire a stake in the transmission subsidiary of Brazilian power company Neoenergia for 1.2 billion reais (US$243 million), allowing the two parties to form a new investment platform.

15 May 2023

Ultrapar buys stake in Copersucar ethanol terminal

BMA Advogados has helped a subsidiary of Brazilian energy group Ultrapar acquire a 50% stake in a local ethanol terminal for 238 million reais (US$47 million).

10 May 2023

Enel agrees to sell Peruvian assets amid debt reduction strategy

Allen & Overy LLP, Miranda & Amado in Lima and Barros & Errázuriz Abogados in Santiago have helped China Southern Power Grid International (CSGI) sign an agreement to buy Enel’s Peruvian assets for US$2.9 billion, a deal that is now subject to scrutiny by antitrust authority Indecopi.

09 May 2023

Mayer Brown hires Shearman LatAm counsel as partner in Houston

Mayer Brown LLP has recruited a counsel from Shearman & Sterling LLP’s Latin America practice to strengthen its energy, corporate and securities practices.

04 May 2023

Omega inks renewable energy deal with four Brazilian companies

Souto Correa Advogados has helped Omega Energia ink an agreement to provide four Brazilian companies – M Dias Branco, Eurofarma, ODATA and Ferroport – with green energy developed at its wind farm facilities.

04 May 2023

Enel Colombia gets US$150 million loan

US firm Winston & Strawn LLP has helped the Latin American-focused subsidiary of Italian energy giant Enel obtain a loan worth 678 million Colombian pesos (US$150 million).

02 May 2023

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