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Juan Martin Estrada

Associate, Corporate Department
London
100 Bishopsgate
London,
EC2N 4AG
United Kingdom

Fax: 44-020-3023-5337

Overview

Juan Martin Estrada is an associate in the Corporate practice of Paul Hastings and a member of the Infrastructure and Energy and Latin America practices.  Juan Martin regularly represents sponsors and all classes of creditors in the infrastructure, oil & gas and power sectors.  He has represented both debtors and creditors in the full spectrum of financing structures for projects in the region, including commercial bank debt, ECA/MLA debt, project bonds (Rule 144A/Reg S), Section 4(a)(2) private placements, and all combinations thereof.  Prior to joining Paul Hastings, Juan Martin spent five years working at Brigard & Urrutia Abogados in Colombia.

Education

  • LL.M., Columbia Law School, 2018 (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar)

  • Specialization in Corporate Law, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia, 2013

  • J.D., Universidad de los Andes, Colombia, 2012

Recent Representations

  • OPAIN in the 4(a)(2) private placement refinancing of the El Dorado International Airport in Bogotá, Colombia.

  • The Lenders in the financing of the design, development, construction, commission, and operation of the Autopista Mar 2 road project in Colombia (involving both USD and COP tranches).

  • Ashmore and Colpatria in the ECA supported financing of the purchase of 260 Transmilenio buses in Colombia.

  • Concesionaria Vial Montes de María S.A.S. (a Project Company) and Sacyr (the Sponsor) in the ongoing concession-based financing of the design, development, construction, commission, and operation of the Autopista Puerta de Hierro-Palmar de Varela y Carreto-Cruz del Viso road project in Colombia.

  • GyM Ferrovias S.A., a subsidiary of the Peruvian construction company Graña y Montero S.A.A., its 2017 US$396 million CPAO-backed financing (a so-called "milestone financing") of the expansion of Line 1 of the Lima metro, which includes construction risk in the form of civil works, including station expansions and train and car acquisitions. The financing included a working capital revolving facility, a back-to-back financing with another SPV that will receive the CPAOs, and reimbursing the revolver disbursements as well as other international financing.

  • The Lenders in the financing of the design, development, construction, commission, and operation of the Pacifico 2 road project in Colombia (involving both USD and COP tranches).

  • Trinidad Generation Unlimited, which owns the largest power generation plant in Trinidad and Tobago, in connection with its debut international bond offering of US$600 million Senior Unsecured Notes due 2027 pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S.

  • Autopistas del Nordeste S.A.S. in the financing of the design, development, construction, commission, and operation of the Conexión Norte road project in Colombia (involving both USD and COP tranches).

  • Concesion Ruta al Mar S.A.S., a subsidiary of the Colombian construction company Construcciones El Condor S.A., in financing the construction, operation, and maintenance of the 4G Antioquia-Bolívar highway in Colombia. The project is the first 4G toll-road project in Colombia developed as an iniciativa privada, a concession proposal unsolicited by the Colombian government. The US$488 million financing package was priced in Colombian pesos and consists of a series of 26-year, UVR-denominated notes and three credit facilities. This project was awarded "Latin America Transportation Deal of the Year" by IJGlobal 2017.

  • Shikun & Binui in the financing of the design, development, construction, commission, and operation of the Perimetral Oriental de Cundinamarca road project in Colombia (involving both USD and COP tranches).

Languages

英語
Spanish

Admissions

New York Bar

Education

Columbia University, LL.M. 2018
Universidad de los Andes, J.D. 2012

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