Paul Hastings Wins Three “Deal of the Year” Awards at IJGlobal’s IJInvestor Awards Americas 2023

December 27, 2023

Paul Hastings LLP received three “Deal of the Year” awards at IJGlobal’s IJInvestor Awards Americas 2023. The firm was recognized in the following categories:

Refinance of the Year, North America: Refinancing of LS Power Helix Term Loan B

Paul Hastings advised the lenders and joint lead arrangers in the refinancing of two separate construction and expansion financings, including a new construction expansion facility, of an up to 615 MW/1,790 MWh partially contracted portfolio of four battery energy storage projects located in California.

Digital Infrastructure Acquisition of the Year, Latin America: Acquisition of ODATA

Paul Hastings advised SMBC, MUFG, Deutsche Bank, Nomura, BNP Paribas, Societe Generale, Credit Agricole, and Natixis, as lenders, in a $1.225 billion term loan and delayed draw loan facility to finance Aligned Data Centers’ acquisition of ODATA, a data center service provider offering scalable, reliable, and flexible IT infrastructure in Latin America, from Patria Investments.

Social Infrastructure Acquisition of the Year, Latin America: Einstein Cancer Center IDB Loan

Paul Hastings advised Sociedade Beneficente Israelita Brasileira Hospital Albert Einstein (Einstein) in a New York law-governed $100 million financing for a state-of-the-art oncology hospital in São Paulo, Brazil. Considered one of the top hospitals in Latin America, Einstein aims to be one of the global leaders in oncology and hematology with the development of the cancer center.

The fifth annual IJInvestor Awards Americas recognizes institutions active in the infrastructure market and their outstanding achievements in fundraising, deployment, asset management, acquisitions and exits.

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