Latham Advises on Equity and Project Finance Deals of the Year

International Financial Law Review recognizes Latham & Watkins at the 2018 IFLR Americas Awards.

June 05, 2018

Latham & Watkins has been recognized by the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) for advising on two transactions named Deals of the Year at the 2018 IFLR Americas Awards, including:

  • Equity Deal of the Year – Latham advised Vista Oil & Gas, S.A.B. de C.V. (Vista), a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) focused on oil and gas exploration and production (E&P), in its US$650 million global initial public offering (IPO), the first SPAC IPO in Latin America and the first oil and gas E&P-focused company to list in Mexico. The deal was also named Financing Innovation of the Year by LatinFinance
  • Project Finance Deal of the Year – Latham represented the sponsor in connection with its US$2.3 billion project financing for the development of the AES Southland Energy Project, a portfolio of two gas-fired power plants totaling 1244-MW, and two battery-energy storage systems totaling 110-MW, in Arizona and California. The deal was also named North American Power Deal of the Year by Project Finance International (PFI).

The annual IFLR Americas Awards recognize the most innovative cross-border Americas transactions and the teams and firms that advised on them.


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