SIGNIFICANT REPRESENTATIONS

  • Represented the owner of a 30 MW hybrid biofuel-coal power plant in the Caribbean in connection with all aspects of the construction through completion of the plant. DLA Piper’s efforts on behalf of the client included all aspects of the administration of the EPC contract, including interactions with the contractor, as well as the contractor’s termination, negotiations with subcontractors, and other steps required for completion
  • Advise on joint venture arrangements for the joint investment on renewable energy projects in Guatemala and Latin America region
  • A Latin American utility in connection with the development of various power generation projects, including wind and solar projects in the Caribbean
  • A Vancouver-based integrated forest products company on its acquisition of 70 percent of Swedish-based privately owned sawmill company
  • An insurance company in the sale of its Latin American business in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico
  • A Costa Rican cable television operator in its sale to a multinational telecommunications company
  • The purchaser in the acquisition of one of the Caribbean's largest commercial and retail fuel and lubricants operations
  • The purchaser in the acquisition of one of the largest utility companies in the Caribbean
  • A private equity fund in its joint venture with a global energy company for the establishment of one of the largest retail fuel operations in the Caribbean
  • The selling shareholders of one of the leading mobile operators in El Salvador to a global telecom operator
  • The selling shareholders of one of the leading mobile operators in Guatemala to a global telecom operator
  • A potential buyer in the bid/sales process of one of the largest mobile operators in the Dominican Republic
  • The selling shareholders of one of the leading mobile operators in Colombia to a global telecom operator
  • The selling shareholders of one of the leading mobile operators in Costa Rica to a global telecom operator
  • A broadband network services company in several private placements of its convertible preferred stock
  • A Canadian telecom company in the acquisition of a significant equity stake in a leading Colombian mobile operator
  • Advising a leading Central American mobile operator on the implementation of its compliance program, including FCPA and UK Bribery Act
  • A private equity fund in its joint venture with a global energy company for the establishment of one of the largest retail fuel operations in the Caribbean
  • The selling shareholders in the sale of one of the largest banks in Ecuador
  • The purchaser in the acquisition of one of the Caribbean's largest commercial and retail fuel and lubricants operations
  • The purchaser in the acquisition of one of the largest utilities in the Caribbean
  • The Government of Puerto Rico, including several instrumentalities, on numerous matters ranging from public-private partnerships and finance to economic development and policy matters
  • A Japanese multinational in the divestiture of its Latin American assets
  • Latin American holding company in the divestiture of several of its resort properties and in the development of other resorts in the Caribbean 
  • An investment group in the formation and management of a New York headquartered hedge fund with assets under management in excess of US$1 billion
  • A European infrastructure company in a proposed public-private partnership with the Florida Department of Transportation to lease, operate, maintain and receive toll revenues from the 78-mile stretch of I-75
  • One of the largest banks in Central America in the sale of 19 percent of its equity to a major US financial institution
  • A Spanish media and Internet company in its acquisition of 100 percent of the capital stock of a US consulting company
  • A Latin American private equity fund in several acquisitions and strategic investments
  • A major Spanish bank in private equity investments throughout Latin America
  • A US venture capital firm in numerous private equity investments
  • An international travel services company in its acquisition of majority control of one of the largest ecotourism and travel-related services company in Latin America
  • A Latin American mobile phone operator in a private equity investment by several international telecom operators
  • A large multinational Latin American food group in its acquisition of a candy manufacturer and distributor in the US and in several asset purchases throughout the United States and Latin America
  • A European rail company, and its rail services partners in the US and Europe, in compliance with principles of both US and EU law
  • A European luxury goods company in a joint venture agreement for the launching of a perfume line
  • A venture capital firm in the acquisition of a US toy manufacturer
  • Selling shareholders in the sale of a telecommunications company to a private equity fund
  • A European industrial and construction products company in its acquisition of a US company
  • The seller in the sale of a major subprime mortgage lender to one of the largest banks in the United States
  • A broadband network services company in several private placements of its convertible preferred stock
  • A significant Latin American publicly traded company in its establishment of a Euro-commercial paper program
  • A European financial services institution in the establishment of a Euro certificate of deposit program in the Dominican Republic
  • A significant Mexican publicly traded company in its compliance and securities work before the SEC and New York Stock Exchange
  • A major investment bank as underwriter's co-counsel in a multibillion-dollar bond issuance by a state agency
  • An online brokerage company in its secondary public offering
  • A United States underwriter in a public offering of a banking institution in Puerto Rico
  • A major investment bank as underwriter's counsel in certificates of participation issuance