Elicia Ling is a partner in the Latin America practice and the Global Project Finance and Development 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.
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
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 2017 PFI Awards:
* Mexico City Airport Trust’s offering of $4 billion of debt securities was named “Americas Transportation Deal of the Year,”
* The Italy-France Power Interconnector won “Europe Power Deal of the Year.”
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."
Syndicated Loan of
the Year: Paul
Hastings represented the global coordinators, administrative agent and lenders
in a US$3 billion bank financing for the new International Airport in Mexico City,
which is being built to replace the existing Benito Juarez International
Financing of the Year: In
the largest “green bond” offering in Latin America to date, the firm advised on
the issuance of two tranches of securities in the amounts of US$1 billion of 4.250%
Senior Secured Notes due 2026 and US$1B of 5.500% Senior Secured Notes due
2046, marketed under Rule 144A and Regulations S.
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