Elicia Ling is a Partner in the Latin America practice and the Infrastructure and Energy practice at Paul Hastings. She is based in the firm’s New York office. Ms. Ling has represented sponsors and lenders in a number of financing and infrastructure development transactions throughout Latin America. Her experience encompasses a wide range of sectors, including power, oil and gas, mining, infrastructure, shipping, and agricultural commodities.
EnfraGen Energía Sur, S.A.U., Prime Energía SpA, and EnfraGen Spain, S.A.U. Issue $1.76 Billion Debt Package
December 23, 2020
Paul Hastings Recognized in Legal 500 Latin America Guide
October 21, 2020
Paul Hastings Advises on Five 2019 IJGlobal Awards
July 21, 2020
Paul Hastings Named Law Firm of the Year - Leading International Counsel in Latin America for Project Finance
November 25, 2019
Trinidad Petroleum Holdings Limited Finalizes $900 Million Exchange Offer
June 28, 2019
EVM Tenedora Completes $740M Financing of 850 MW Power Plant
October 01, 2018
Elicia Ling Named Among Latin America's Rising Legal Stars by Latinvex
September 24, 2018
Mesa La Paz Secures Financing for Mexican Onshore Wind Project
May 31, 2018
Paul Hastings’ Energy and Infrastructure Practice Recognized for Four Awards Related to the Financing of the Norte III Power Plant in Mexico
May 01, 2018
Macquarie Capital and Techint Receive Financing for Norte III Power Plant
August 31, 2017
Paul Hastings Recognized for Syndicated Loan of the Year and Structured Financing of the Year by LatinFinance
January 25, 2017
Mexico City Airport Trust Announces $2 Billion in the Largest Green Bond Offering in Latin America
September 23, 2016
Lenders Close Bank Financing for New International Airport in Mexico City
October 08, 2015
Recognized at the LatinFinance 2020 Project & Infrastructure Finance Awards
The Firm was noted by LatinFinance for our role in three award-winning deals honored among the 2020 Project & Infrastructure Finance Awards:
Infrastructure Financing of the Year (Andes): Ergon Peru
Infrastructure Financing of the Year (Caribbean): Trans-Jamaican Highway
Project Sponsor of the Year: China Harbour Engineering Company led consortium
Recognized in Latinvex’s 2020 list of the Top 100 Female Lawyers
Joy Gallup, Elicia Ling, Cathleen McLaughlin, and Veronica Rodriguez have been named among Latin America’s Top 100 Female Lawyers (2020) by Latinvex. Several of our deals and clients were noted in the citations, including Minera México, Televisa, HSBC, Lima Airport Partners, Enfragen Energia, Braskem Idesa, the Government of Jamaica, Trinidad Petroleum, Sagicor Financial Corporation, Ivanhoe Cambridge, GE Capital, and FHipo.
October 02, 2020
Law Firm of the Year - Leading International Counsel in Latin America for Project Finance
Paul Hastings was named Project Finance Law Firm of the Year for Latin America by Chambers at the Chambers Latin America Awards 2019, held in Miami on November 22. The award follows the practice's rise to Band One in Latin America - Projects, of which Chambers noted the firm's "leading capabilities in the Latin American project finance market. Highly sought after by major international financial institutions and corporate developers to advise on key projects throughout the region, most notably in Colombia, Mexico and Peru. Possesses a deep bench of practitioners with superb knowledge of loan and securities financing for renewable energy, oil and gas and transport infrastructure projects."
November 25, 2019
Recognized by Chambers Global 2019
Chambers Global 2019: The World’s Leading Lawyers listed the firm in 37 research areas and named 59 firm lawyers to its rankings of leading lawyers and law firms adept in complex international work and with strong cross-border capabilities.
February 14, 2019
Recognized by LatinFinance for the 2018 Structured Finance Deal of the Year
Paul Hastings received the Structured Financing Deal of the Year Award at LatinFinance's annual Deal of the Year Awards, based on the representation of EVM Tenedora in the completion of the $740 million financing of a 850 megawatt power plant.
January 31, 2019
Recognized by Latin Lawyer for the 2018 Project Finance Deal of the Year
Latin Lawyer magazine recognized Paul Hastings’ Energy and Infrastructure Practice for its representation of multiple project finance lenders in connection with the financing and construction of Norte III, a 907-megawatt power generation project in Mexico. The firm was honored as joint recipients of their “Project Finance Deal of the Year Award" for our representation of the lenders on the deal.
April 20, 2018
Recognized by IJGlobal for the represenation of Norte III - the Latin American Power Deal of the Year and Overall Deal of the Year for Infrastructure
IJGlobal recognized Paul Hastings’ Energy and Infrastructure Practice for its representation of multiple project finance lenders in connection with the financing and construction of Norte III, a 907-megawatt power generation project in Mexico. The firm was honored as joint recipients of the “Latin American Power Deal of the Year.” Additionally, the Norte III matter was recognized as the Overall Winner among Latin American infrastructure deals.
March 15, 2018
Recognized by Bonds & Loans magazine for representing parties to the Infrastructure Finance Deal of the Year, Structured Finance Deal of the Year, and Structured Bond Deal of the Year
Bonds & Loans recognized the work of our Latin American and Energy & Infrastructure practice on behalf of clients to the Infrastructure Finance Deal of the Year, Structured Finance Deal of the Year, and Structured Bond Deal of the Year.
February 16, 2018
Paul Hastings advises on Three PFI Award-winning Deals
Paul Hastings has advised on three of Project Finance International's “Deals of the Year”, announced as part of the PFI Awards:
* Mexico City Airport Trust’s offering of $4 billion of debt securities was named “Americas Transportation Deal of the Year,”
* The $640 million financing of the Norte III 907 MW gas-fired power project in Mexico was named “Americas Power Deal of the Year,” and
* The Italy-France Power Interconnector won “Europe Power Deal of the Year."
December 21, 2017
Paul Hastings wins two LatinFinance awards for Project and Infrastructure Finance
Paul Hastings was recognized by LatinFinance in its annual Project and Infrastructure Finance Awards in the categories of Best Airport Financing and Best Transport Financing for its role in connection with Mexico City Airport Trust’s offering of $2 billion of debt securities, issued September 2016. The bonds qualified as “green bonds” in respect to the use of proceeds, and the offering was the largest green bond issuance in Latin America to that date.
Earlier in September 2017, Paul Hastings had acted as counsel to the Mexico City Airport Trust in its offering of $4 billion of debt securities.
LatinFinance Awards Paul Hastings Awards for Syndicated Loan of the Year and Structured Financing of the Year
Paul Hastings was recognized by Latin Finance at the publication's Deal of the Year Awards in two categories: Syndicated Loan of the Year and Structured Financing of the Year. The Latin America practice was recognized for their work on deals related to the New International Airport of Mexico City project. The project has been lauded by the publication for an innovative financing plan of bonds and loans that has “set new benchmarks for creativity and innovation in infrastructure financing."
Latin Lawyer 2015 Deal of the Year Awards
Paul Hastings was recognized in two categories at the Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year Awards. In the Project Finance category, the firm won for representing the global coordinators, administrative agent, and lenders in a $3 billion bank financing for the new International Airport in Mexico City, which is being built to replace the existing Benito Juarez International Airport. In the Corporate Finance category, the firm won for representing GE Capital as lender and agent in an approximately $3 billion seller financing loan facility, one of the largest real estate financings ever in Latin America.
March 18, 2016
IJGlobal Awards 2015: Americas
Paul Hastings was recognized for its work on the financing for the new International Airport in Mexico City, which won the Latin America Airports Deal award at the 2015 IJGlobal Awards. The firm represented the global coordinators, administrative agent and lenders in a $3 billion bank financing for the new airport, which is being built to replace the existing Benito Juarez International Airport. This is a project of global magnitude as this new airport is expected to be an exemplary model for the leading airports around the globe. The IJGlobal Awards recognizes “excellence, achievement and innovation in energy and infrastructure finance,” awarding the “market-leading transactions in their sectors and the leading firms and institutions in the market.”
March 17, 2016