Cescon Barrieu is recognized as a market leader in project finance in Brazil. The team has advised on groundbreaking transactions, such as the first greenfield limited recourse cross-border project finance, the first non-recourse oil production based project finance, the first cross-border project bond and the first cross-border oil royalty backed bonds. The department favours a pragmatic approach to transactions and constantly seeks to implement projects in a way that best serves our clients’ interests – which oftentimes results in innovative structures.
The team works closely with other practice areas such as corporate, tax, capital markets, environmental, real estate and regulatory to provide valuable multidisciplinary advice in complex projects. The department handles projects in a wide range of industries, such as energy, water and sewage, oil & gas, shipping, toll roads, urban mobility, airports, ports, mining and industrial facilities. Such experience gives unique insights of regulatory developments and trends.
Clients include the world’s largest financial institutions, multilaterals, development banks, export credit agencies, and investment funds as well as the most active sponsors, offtakers, developers and construction companies.