Work Area: Energy

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

Mexico’s CFE gets US$100 million credit line for energy projects

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

26 April 2023

Lefosse adds six to partnership

Brazilian Elite firm Lefosse has elevated six lawyers to its senior rank, boosting its capital markets, M&A, real estate, energy, tax and wealth planning practices.

19 April 2023

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