Work Area: Projects & infrastructure

Chile’s HIF to build US$4 billion e-fuel facility in Uruguay

Posadas has helped Chilean clean energy group HIF Global win the rights to build a hydrogen and e-fuel production plant in Uruguay worth US$4 billion, the largest foreign investment in the South American country’s history.

16 June 2023

Cuatrecasas docks Colombian port offering

Cuatrecasas (Colombia) has helped BTG Pactual as placement agent in a US$34 million debt issuance by local port terminal Palermo Sociedad Portuaria.

16 June 2023

SABESP gets IDB Invest and Proparco loan in Brazil

Two Clifford Chance LLP offices and Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados in São Paulo have helped Brazilian state-owned water business Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo (SABESP) obtain a 470 million reais (US$95 million) financing from IDB Invest and French development bank Proparco.

13 June 2023

Third toll-road claim against Lima underway

A panel is in place at the Permanent Court of Arbitration to hear the third arbitration filed by an Odebrecht-linked consortium against the Peruvian municipality of Lima in a long-running dispute over the termination of a toll-road concession.

09 June 2023

Lefosse and Moysés & Pires in first airport concession rebid

Lefosse has helped Swiss airport operator Zurich Airport place a 320 million reais (US$64 million) winning bid for a 30-year concession for São Gonçalo do Amarante Airport (ASGA) in northeastern Brazil, the first time that a local airport concession has been rebid.

07 June 2023

Ferrere and Dentons steer motorway concession sale in Uruguay

Ferrere (Uruguay) has helped Spanish investor Bestinver and UK-based Aberdeen Asset Management acquire a Uruguayan motorway concession from Spanish construction companies Copasa and Espina Obras Hidráulicas for €213 million (US$234 million).

01 June 2023

Q&A with GC of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

As Chinese investments in Latin America surge, Alberto Ninio, general counsel at the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), speaks to LACCA about how he chooses local counsel, the importance of risk-taking and why lawyers play an essential role in building sustainable relationships between the two regions.

30 May 2023

Three Brazilian firms steer first private-to-public motorway transfer

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has helped a company controlled by the western state of Mato Grosso acquire road concessionaire Rota do Oeste for 2.2 billion reais (US$440 million), the first time that a Brazilian private road concession has been passed on to public ownership.

30 May 2023

Latham & Watkins LatAm finance partner departs for Davis Polk

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP has hired a partner from Latham & Watkins LLP’s infrastructure finance group, bolstering its Latin American offering.

26 May 2023

OMG adds transactional firepower in the Dominican Republic

Dominican Highly Recommended firm OMG has bolstered its transactional offering by promoting a director to partner.

24 May 2023

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