Work Area: Projects & infrastructure

IFC provides loan to BBVA for green projects in Peru

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP in Washington, DC and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima have helped the International Finance Corporation (IFC) lend US$150 million to BBVA Perú, which will use the funds for green construction developments and mortgage financings.

09 August 2023

Macquarie and Norsk Hydro get funds for renewables JV in Brazil

Seven White & Case LLP offices and Dias Carneiro Advogados in São Paulo have helped several banks provide non-recourse financing to a Brazilian wind project developed by Australian investor Macquarie and Norwegian miner Norsk Hydro, which is estimated to be worth US$700 million.

08 August 2023

Uruguayan bus operator issues debt

Ferrere (Uruguay) has helped public transport operator Compañía Uruguaya del Transporte Colectivo (CUTCSA) raise US$23 million in a debt issuance, with the proceeds earmarked for investments in electric buses.

02 August 2023

Nearshoring: “The sky is the limit”

The wide-ranging legal work related to nearshoring provides a wealth of opportunities for the region’s law firms. But to take advantage of the booming trend, law firms in the region need to be well positioned – and well-staffed – to help clients navigate the challenges posed by a lack of infrastructure, in addition to an array of labour and compliance hurdles.

31 July 2023

Aegea issues debentures to finance Corsan privatisation

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has helped Brazilian sanitation group Aegea issue 3 billion reais (US$618 million) worth of debentures to finance the privatisation of Rio Grande do Sul’s state-owned Companhia Riograndense de Saneamento (Corsan).

31 July 2023

Spain’s Cobra inks concession for Ecuadorean wind project

Pérez Bustamante & Ponce (PBP) has helped Spanish energy group Grupo Cobra sign a concession contract for Ecuador’s largest wind project.

28 July 2023

CMS adds infrastructure partner in Colombia

Colombian Highly Recommended firm CMS Rodríguez-Azuero has bolstered its infrastructure department by hiring a partner from the London office of Durán & Osorio, Abogados Asociados.

27 July 2023

Norton Rose Fulbright adds project finance partner in São Paulo

Norton Rose Fulbright has bolstered its project finance team in São Paulo by promoting a senior counsel to partner.

27 July 2023

Sánchez Devanny refreshes management, adds new office heads

Mexican Highly Recommended firm Sánchez Devanny has refreshed its leadership, electing partner and real estate head Rafael Villamar-Ramos as its new overseeing managing partner and appointing a fresh set of local office heads to lead its Mexico City, Monterrey and Querétaro outposts.

25 July 2023

UK investor Ashmore snaps up Bogotá motorway concessionaire

Cuatrecasas (Colombia) has helped Latin America-focused investor Fondo Ashmore Andino acquire a stake in the concessionaire for several motorway projects in Bogotá.

25 July 2023

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