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Project Finance

5 ranked lawyersBand 1Latin America-wideGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Premier practice group revered for its prowess in the Latin American project finance field. Fields a number of top-tier practitioners capable of handling a wide range of infrastructure financing mandates throughout the region, particularly those concerning the Argentine, Brazilian and Mexican markets. Trusted counsel to some of the most prominent project sponsors and financiers, regularly advising them on intricate, multi-jurisdictional loan and securities financing operations.

Notable practitioners

"Very impressive" partner Carlos Viana is a deeply respected practitioner with a wealth of experience representing premier clients in headline project finance mandates. He is frequently sought out by project sponsors and institutional investors to advise on major transactions throughout Latin America, especially those concerning Argentina and Mexico. Clients rely on his vast breadth of knowledge to guide them through complex oil and gas, renewable energy and transport infrastructure projects.

Jeannine Acevedo has a strong practice advising clients on notable energy and transport infrastructure mandates. Pleased with her service, one commentator states: "She is very experienced and motivated, and you can really tell she is passionate about what she does. She is very good at convincing the other side in negotiations."

John Anderson enters the rankings following strong endorsement for his activity in the market. He is praised for his experience in the region, particularly in Brazil, with one client noting: "His knowledge of the region and the market adds great value on a tricky transaction."

Clients hold Sean Goldstein in high regard, one describing him as "really very experienced, skilled and someone you can rely on." Another comments: "He is able to make clear what is crucial and what you can compromise on." He routinely acts for key sponsors and lenders on a range of high-level energy and transport infrastructure project finance mandates in Latin America.

Victor DeSantis maintains an excellent reputation as a project finance expert, with one client attesting: "He is a wonderful lawyer and I am really glad to have someone of his experience." DeSantis is held in high esteem for his impressive track record representing prestigious lenders in key Latin American oil and gas and renewable energy project finance deals, most notably in Mexico.

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Project Finance

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1221 Avenue of the Americas

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New York

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Latin America-wide

Project Finance


Carlos Viana
Band 1
Jeannine Acevedo
Band 4
John Anderson
Band 4
Sean Goldstein
Band 2
Victor DeSantis
Band 2