Work Area: Energy

Eletrobras subsidiary makes inaugural green debt offer

Lobo de Rizzo Advogados has helped a subsidiary of Brazilian electricity company Eletrobras issue green debentures for 400 million reais (US$76 million).

14 October 2021

Colombian equity fund buys electricity plant

The Colombian Infrastructure Equity Fund (CIEF) has turned to Baker McKenzie (Colombia) to purchase an electricity generation plant from investment group Fondo Ashmore Andino.

08 October 2021

Brazilian renewables business Omega merges subsidiaries

Stocche Forbes and BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão have helped Omega Geração and Omega Desenvolvimento undergo a corporate reorganisation, merging  the two renewables businesses into Omega Energia, a company that is now worth 10.6 billion reais (US$1.98 billion).

07 October 2021

Construction company obtains funding for Amazonas power lines

Brazil’s Construtora Remo Engenharia has enlisted Fialho Salles Advogados to receive funding from Amazonas Energia to complete works on two of the energy company’s transmission projects.

30 September 2021

Tauil & Chequer in electricity concessionaire acquisition

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has helped TS Infraestrutura e Engenharia (TS Infra), a Brazilian construction and engineering company, acquire a power transmission concessionaire.

29 September 2021

Bradesco acquires stake in energy company Compass

A division of Brazil’s Banco Bradesco has hired BMA - Barbosa Müssnich Aragão to purchase a minority stake in Compass Gás & Energia for 810 million reais (US$156 million).

28 September 2021

Bolivia’s PPO hires legal counsel from Shell

PPO Abogados in Bolivia has strengthened its energy and natural resources department by hiring an in-house lawyer from oil company Shell as senior counsel.

27 September 2021

Fialho Salles in Brazilian greenfield transmission line project

Brazilian construction company Vale do São Francisco Sistemas de Transmissão has turned to local firm Fialho Salles Advogados to complete works on a greenfield transmission line project, which has received investments totaling 950 million reais (US$184 million).

23 September 2021

IDB Invest backs dual financing for Uruguayan power project

White & Case LLP in Miami and New York and Hughes & Hughes in Montevideo have helped a subsidiary of US company Invenergy obtain a US$67 million financing package from IDB Invest to develop transmission lines and a substation in Uruguay.

21 September 2021

Three firms in multi-currency loan for Colombian transmission line

Clifford Chance LLP in Washington, DC and New York and Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá have helped the Colombian branch of Spanish engineering company Grupo Ortiz obtain a two-tranche financing worth US$122 million to fund the construction of a transmission line.

16 September 2021

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