Energy and Infrastructure Projects

Our Firm represents national and international lenders, investors, developers and contractors in connection with the financing, development and implementation of energy and infrastructure projects, including, among others, power (renewables and conventional), oil & gas (upstream, midstream and downstream), roads, water treatment, airports and ports. 

Our representation includes all stages of the projects, including providing advice related to project financing, bidding processes, project development, equity investment and divestiture, due diligence, regulatory matters, permitting, land and rights of way, offtake agreements, engineering, procurement, construction, operation, maintenance and other related agreements. Our projects team provides an integrated service in conjunction with other practice areas of the Firm, particularly our environmental and social and tax teams.

Through the past four decades, our award-winning projects team has gained a deep understanding of the relevant industries and has constantly adapted to meet market trends, changes in regulation and the need to provide innovative and sophisticated services to our clients.

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Featured transactions


We represented I Cuadrada Naucalpan (a Blackrock Mexico special purpose vehicle) in the transfer of the financing granted to Autopistas de Vanguardia, for the construction, operation and maintenance of the Toluca-Naucalpan Highway, including the assignment of its credit rights and securities thereto.

CLIENT:

Blackrock / I Cuadrada Naucalpan

PRACTICE AREA:

Energy and Infrastructure Projects

CLOSING DATE:

August 2020

VALUE:

ND

OTHER FIRMS:

Greenberg Traurig, S.C. as legal firm on behalf of Autopistas de Vanguardía, S.A. de C.V. and Mantenimiento y Conservación de Carreteras, S.A. de C.V.


We represented ING and Mizuho in a syndicated loan facility to Servicios Compresión de Gas CA-KU-A1, to finance the construction, development and operational costs of an offshore gas compression platform known as “CA-KU-A1” located in the Ku-Maloob-Zaap oil field situated in Campeche Bay, Mexico.

CLIENT:

ING
Mizuho

PRACTICE AREA:

Energy and Infrastructure Projects

CLOSING DATE:

April 2020

VALUE:

ND

OTHER FIRMS:

Allen & Overy LLP - NY counsel to ING, Mizuho and the Lenders Garrigues - NY and Mexican counsel to Servicios Compresión de Gas CA-KU-A1


We represented Banco Nacional de Comercio Exterior in a VAT loan facility to Servicios Compresión de Gas CA-KU-A1, to finance value added taxes during the construction of the offshore gas compression platform known as “CA-KU-A1” in the Ku-Maloob-Zaap oil field in Campeche Bay, Mexico.

CLIENT:

Banco Nacional de Comercio Exterior

PRACTICE AREA:

Energy and Infrastructure Projects

CLOSING DATE:

April 2020

VALUE:

ND

OTHER FIRMS:

Garrigues México - Counsel to Servicios Compresión de Gas CA-KU-A1, S.A.P.I. de C.V.


We represented Grupo México in the acquisition and financing for the development, construction and operation of a 168 MW wind powered electric generation facility in the States of Nuevo León and Tamaulipas, México.

CLIENT:

Grupo México

PRACTICE AREA:

Energy and Infrastructure Projects

CLOSING DATE:

February 2020

VALUE:

Confidencial


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Legal 500

Infrastructure Law Firm of the Year

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Infrastructure Financing of the Year: CA-KU-A Gas Compression Project

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Top Ranked Firm

Chambers Latam

Law Firm of the Year

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Featured news


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October 02, 2020

Energy and Infrastructure Projects

Ritch Mueller is recognized by LatinFinance as "Infrastructure Law Firm of the Year in Mexico"

On September 30, 2020 LatinFinance announced the winners of the Project & Infrastructure Finance Awards 2020, recognizing Ritch Mueller as "Infrastructure Law Firm of the Year in Mexico".   LatinFinance also recognized CA-KU-A Gas Compression Project as "Infrastructure Financing...

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October 01, 2020

Ritch Mueller

Ritch Mueller - New Partners' Announcement 2021

We are pleased to inform you that as of January 1, 2021, Alejandra Echeverria Gonzalez and Gabriel Robles Beistegui will become partners of the firm. Read announcement...

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August 03, 2020

Ritch Mueller

#ReporteÁgora:The Mexican firms that best navigate the COVID-19 crisis

On July 23, LexLatin published the first edition of its #ReporteÁgora, which was focused on "The Mexican firms that best navigate the COVID-19 crisis", highlighting the most relevant M&A, financing and debt offering transactions that took place during the first half of 2020.  Ritch...

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June 01, 2020

Energy and Infrastructure Projects

Newsflash - CRE issues a press release regarding the approval of tariffs for electric energy transmission service to be applicable to Legacy Interconnection Contracts

On May 28, 2020, the Energy Regulatory Commission (“CRE”) published on its website a press release CRE/03/2020 announcing the approval of new tariffs for the electric energy transmission service to be applicable to holders of legacy interconnection contracts (the “Press...

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