Environmental and Social Impact

Our Firm provides interdisciplinary and cross-practice advice in order to provide comprehensive and innovative solutions to our clients. Our services are focused on environmental, regulatory, and sociocultural aspects of energy, industrial, and infrastructure projects.

Our team of experts has participated in every environmental aspect of the most relevant infrastructure, real estate and energy projects in the country, including: administrative filings with federal, state, and municipal authorities, environmental impact, environmental due diligence, rulemaking, sociocultural impact assessment, prior consultation, wastes, national waters, emissions to the atmosphere, interpretation of environmental zoning and urban development zoning plans, federal maritime zone, climate change, management of filings to obtain authorizations, permits, and registrations for energy projects, pollution of water, soil, and air.

We are in constant evolution to respond to the national and international legislative amendments and consequently promote culturally pertinent sustainable development.

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We represent Ciclo Combinado Tierra Mojada (CCTM) and its affiliates in the refinancing of its debt, which included (i) an issuance of Senior Secured Notes in the amount of USD$953 million 5.750% due in 2040 by FEL Energy VI; and (ii) the execution of a credit agreement between CCTM, as borrower, certain affiliates, as guarantor, and various financial institutions as lenders and issuing banks, for an amount of up to USD$170 million.


Ciclo Combinado Tierra Mojada
FEN Energy ("FEN V")
FEL Energy VI (“FEL VI”)
FEL Energy V (“FEL V”)
Fenergía México V (“FEM V”),


Environmental and Social Impact

Banking and Finance

Energy and Infrastructure Projects


December 2020


USD$1,123 millones


Milbank LLP New York counsel to Tierra Mojada. Arendt & Medernach Luxembourg counsel to Tierra Mojada. Loyens & Loeff N.V. Dutch counsel to Tierra Mojada. Latham and Watkins LLP New York counsel to the lenders. Galicia Abogados, S.C. Mexican counsel to the lenders. Loyens & Loeff Luxembourg S.à r.l. Luxembourg counsel to the lenders. Loyens & Loeff N.V. Dutch counsel to the lenders.

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