Work Area: Projects & infrastructure

Machado Meyer adds firepower to infrastructure practice for 2022

Brazilian Elite firm Machado Meyer Advogados has hired the former GC of Italian construction company Grupo ASTM as partner, bolstering its existing infrastructure practice.

01 February 2022

Pro bono: Healing a country

Featured in Pro bono 2021

Stocche Forbes has provided pro bono legal advice to the São Paulo state government on a project involving Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinovac to build a factory in Brazil’s most populous city to produce the CoronaVac vaccine. Latin Lawyer spoke to partner Wilson Mello about the firm’s work on the project and the challenges the team encountered.

27 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

US investor enters Brazil with infrastructure equity injection

Three Paul Hastings LLP offices have helped US investor Generate Capital make a substantial equity investment in Brazilian concessions group Conasa Infreastrutura in a deal worth over US$71 million.

26 January 2022

Colombian port docks US$394 million credit line

Cuatrecasas (Colombia) has helped a group of lenders, including IDB and IDB Invest, grant a US$394 million credit line to a port in the northern department of Antioquia.

25 January 2022

Cuatrecasas and PPU close Chilean desalination plant financing

Renewable energy component manufacturer Cleanairtech Sudamérica has turned to Cuatrecasas (Chile) to obtain a US$152 million credit line.

20 January 2022

Chilean renewables financing calls on multiple firms

Madrid-based Matrix Renewables has enlisted Milbank in New York and Guerrero Olivos in Santiago to raise US$315 million through a note issuance and a loan to develop renewable energy projects in Chile.

17 January 2022

Paraguayan PPP road project raises US$220 million

White & Case LLP in New York and Mexico City and BKM | Berkemeyer in Asunción have helped a Paraguayan road project issue bonds worth US$220 million to refinance an existing credit line.

13 January 2022

Toll road financing calls on Machado Meyer and Stocche Forbes

Brazilian toll road operator Concessionária do Sistema Rodoviário has hired Machado Meyer Advogados to issue debentures worth 1 billion reais (US$185 million).

13 January 2022

Baker Botts hires DLA Piper’s LatAm co-head

Baker Botts LLP has added firepower to its Latin American offering by hiring the co-head of DLA Piper LLP’s regional corporate and finance practice.

12 January 2022

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