I nfrastructure

Our Firm has been actively advising clients in the infrastructure sector for decades, working on behalf of local and global infrastructure operators, investors and financial sponsors of various types in a fully array of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, project and asset finance and PPP projects.

Our expertise encompasses airports, toll roads, railways and ports.  We also advise our clients on procurement and regulatory matters, as well as the environmental aspects of building, operating and owning infrastructure assets.

Below is a list (which is organized in alphabetical order based on our client’s name) of selected matters which, is intended to give a brief indication of our experience in the infrastructure sector:

  • Counsel to Concesionaria de Autopistas de Michoacán, S.A. de C.V., as borrower, in two separate secured credit facilities for the construction of the so-called “Michoacán Road Package”, which includes the beltways of Morelia and Uruapan and the 21st century Highway Pátzcuaro-Uruapan-Lázaro Cárdenas in Mexico, and associated work, as part of the concession awarded by the Mexican Federal Government.
  • Counsel to Contecon Manzanillo, S.A. de C.V., in connection with a secured refinancing, in the amount of US$260 million, obtained for the construction and development of a seaport terminal in Manzanillo, Mexico.
  • Counsel to I Cuadrada Zapopán, S.A.P.I. de C.V., as lender in the execution of a convertible credit agreement in connection with the building, conditioning and operating a penitentiary center for women in Ramos Arizpe, Coahuila, Mexico.
  • Counsel to the consortium formed by Mitsui & Co., Ltd., Korea Gas Corporation nd Samsung Corporation and their project company, Terminal KMS, in their winning bid for the contract awarded by the Mexican Federal Electricity Commission for the design, construction and operation of an LNG Storage Terminal to be located in Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico.
  • Counsel to Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board in the acquisition form Banco Santander of a majority interest in a portfolio of wind, solar and water infrastructure assets located across seven countries: Brazil, Mexico, Uruguay, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and the United Kingdom, valued at more than US$2 billion and a total capacity of more than 1,400 megawatts.