Thomas Sines is an associate in the Corporate practice of Paul Hastings and a member of the Infrastructure and Energy and Latin America practices. Mr. Sines regularly represents sponsors and all classes of creditors the most complex transactions in the infrastructure, oil & gas and power sectors. Thomas 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. In 2013, Mr. Sines spent two months on secondment working with Brigard & Urrutia Abogados in Colombia. Mr. Sines is fluent in Spanish and has a working knowledge of Portuguese.
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
Opaín Completes Private Placement Refinancing for El Dorado International Airport in Colombia
August 27, 2019
Autopista al Mar 2 Secures $652 Million, Dual-Tranche, Dual Currency Project Financing
August 01, 2019
Colombian 4G Road Program Reaches Milestone on $717 Million Autopista al Mar 1 Financing
March 27, 2019
Ergon Peru Secures Financing from SMBC and Cofide for Peru Solar Project
April 10, 2018
Ruta al Mar Secures Financing for Construction of Antioquia-Bolívar Highway Project in Colombia
January 05, 2018
Odinsa and Construcciones El Cóndor Complete $458 Million Financing of Colombian Toll Road Project
November 01, 2017
Mexico City Airport Trust Announces $4 Billion Green Bond Offering, Largest in Latin America
September 14, 2017
Paul Hastings Recognized for Syndicated Loan of the Year and Structured Financing of the Year by LatinFinance
January 25, 2017
Prumo Logistica Closes $350 Million Financing for Oil Transshipment Terminal
December 28, 2016
Lenders Close Bank Financing for New International Airport in Mexico City
October 08, 2015
Paul Hastings Advises on Americas Transport Deal of the Year
The firm advised on Project Finance International’s “Americas Transport Deal of the Year,” announced as part of the 2019 PFI Awards on February 5, 2020.
Paul Hastings represented the sponsors, Sacyr Concesiones Colombia S.A.S., Sacyr Concesiones Participadas I S.L., Strabag S.A.S., Strabag AG (Switzerland), STRABAG AG (Austria), and Concay S.A., on the approximately $717.1 million dual-currency COP-USD project financing in of the Autopista al Mar toll road in Colombia, which reached financial close in March 2019. The new road will connect the city of Medellín to the main highways in the country.
The Paul Hastings team was led by Global Infrastructure & Energy partner Bob Kartheiser, with assistance from associates Thomas Sines and Louise Farias. Paul Hastings has also advised on 6 other toll road financings as part of the Colombian 4G program, including Puerta de Hierra, Ruta al Mar, Autopista al Mar 2 and Conexión Pacífico 2.
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 IJGlobal for the representation of Concesión Ruta al Mar - the Latin American Transport Deal of the Year
IJGlobal recognized Paul Hastings’ Energy and Infrastructure Practice for its representation of Concesión Ruta al Mar, which was acknowledged as Latin American Transport Deal of the Year. Ruta al Mar is the first 4G toll-road project in Colombia developed as an iniciativa privada, a concession proposal unsolicited by the Colombian government.
March 15, 2018
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."