Paul Hastings Advised the Joint Bookrunners and Joint Lead Arrangers in Financing for Actis

May 15, 2024

Paul Hastings LLP advised Banco Santander, S.A., BBVA Securities Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., and Natixis, as joint lead arrangers and bookrunners, along with BNP Paribas as joint lead arranger and Goldman Sachs as arranger, in the financing for Niagara Energy, a portfolio company of Actis, a leading global investor in sustainable infrastructure, in connection with the acquisition by Niagara Energy of 92.35% of Enel Generación Perú S.A.A. and 100% of Compañía Energética Veracruz S.A.C. This transaction marks Actis’ 10th platform investment from Energy 5, its flagship energy fund which represents $6 billion of investable capital. With the acquisition of Enel Generación Perú, Actis has gained access to a 2.2GW diversified energy generation portfolio in Peru with 12 operating assets and one more under construction.

Energy and Infrastructure partner Alexandro Padres led the Paul Hastings team, which also included associates Rita Ghanem and Ana Perez Borja, with respect to the financing, and Jaime Madell and Lance Fokine, with respect to derivatives arrangements.

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