Work Area: Energy

Equatorial Energia makes follow-on offer to fund Echoenergia buy

Brazil’s Equatorial Energia has turned to White & Case LLP in São Paulo and New York to raise 2.8 billion reais (US$529 million) in a follow-on offering.

23 February 2022

Vieira Rezende reinforces ESG offering with ex-Shell IHC

Highly Recommended Brazilian firm Vieira Rezende Advogados has bolstered its environmental law and ESG groups by appointing an in-house lawyer from energy company TechnipFMC as partner.

18 February 2022

Martínez de Hoz steers Pan American US$125 million issuance

Martínez de Hoz & Rueda has advised the placement agents in a US$125 million debt issuance by Argentina’s Pan American Energy.

16 February 2022

Schmidt Valois hires ex-TozziniFreire partner

Highly Recommended Brazilian firm Schmidt, Valois, Miranda, Ferreira, Agel Advogados has boosted its energy and infrastructure practice by hiring a former TozziniFreire Advogados partner, who joins after having spent the last year on sabbatical.

14 February 2022

Multiple firms steer energy JV in the Dominican Republic

Dominican business group Martí has hired Squire Patton Boggs in Washington, DC and New York and Squire Patton Boggs Peña Prieto Gamundi in Santo Domingo to enter a strategic alliance with global energy company TotalEnergies, which relied on US firm Jones Day and Jiménez Peña in Santo Domingo.

11 February 2022

Coca-Cola FEMSA enters landmark renewables PPA in Uruguay

Guyer & Regules has helped Mexico’s Coca-Cola FEMSA enter into a private power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Uruguayan subsidiary of UK renewables group Atlantica Yield.

04 February 2022

Stocche Forbes and Pinheiro Neto in Patria hydropower buy

Brazilian private equity group Patria Investimentos has enlisted Stocche Forbes to acquire a portfolio of hydro-electric plants for 1.73 billion reais (US$318 million) from UK energy group ContourGlobal.

03 February 2022

HSBC invests in landmark Chilean renewables deal

Renewables group InterEnergy has hired Milbank in New York and Claro & Cía in Santiago to issue US$48 million worth of notes, the first private placement by a portfolio of renewable assets under Chile’s distributed generation PMGD regime.

01 February 2022

Votorantim and CPP JV consolidates assets worth US$3.2 billion

Brazil's Votorantim and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) have hired Stocche Forbes and Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to merge VTRM Energia with electricity producer Companhia Energética de São Paulo (CESP), in a deal worth around 17.9 billion reais (US$3.2 billion).

28 January 2022

Several firms guide European green hydrogen project in Chile

German firm Oppenhoff & Partners and the Santiago offices of Barros & Errázuriz Abogados and Mena y Guijón Abogados have helped Austria Energy Group and Austrian Ökowind enter into a joint venture with Danish fund manager Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) to develop a green hydrogen project in Chile.

26 January 2022

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