Augusto Ruiloba is an associate in the Project Development & Finance practice.
Augusto regularly advises on developments and financings, as well as acquisition financings of energy and power projects in Mexico and Latin America.
- The borrowers and sponsors in connection with the approximate $235 million financing for the development, construction and operation of two solar photovoltaic projects in Mexico – Solem I, a 150 MWac solar photovoltaic power plant and Solem II, a 140 MWac solar photovoltaic power plant. The two projects combined will become the largest photovoltaic solar power plant in Mexico and Latin America to date
- Los Guindos Generación SPA (Los Guindos), a joint venture owned by General Electric and the Inprolec Group, in connection with the financing of an expansion to increase by 133 MW the Los Guindos existing diesel-fired power station located in the Bío Bío Region, Chile
- Two joint venture companies formed by GE and YPF, in connection with the limited-recourse financing for the construction of two gas-fired power stations located in the provinces of Neuquén and Tucumán in Argentina. This was the first direct equity investment and project finance loan to close in Argentina in more than 20 years, suggesting Argentina’s relationship with creditors has turned a corner, after a lengthy US litigation over unpaid sovereign debt kept lenders away for years
- Advising the sponsor and the borrower on the proposed financing of the development, construction, operation and maintenance of four transmission lines in Chile
- Abengoa Transmisión Sur S.A., Abengoa, S.A, Asa Iberoamérica S.L., and Abengoa Perú S.A. on the purchase and sale of $432 million principal amount of the Abengoa Transmision Sur S.A.’s 6.875 percent senior secured notes due 2043
- Lenders’ counsel on multiple aspects of the proposed $7.33 billion Gasoducto Sur Perúano project, a more than 1,000 km gas pipeline in Peru. This was one of the largest infrastructure projects to come to market in the history of Peru’s energy sector
- Carso Gasoducto as borrower, and affiliates in connection with an 18-year nonrecourse $535 million project financing for the development of an approximately 630 km natural gas pipeline running from Samalayuca, Chihuahua, to Sásabe, Sonora, in Mexico
- Energy Transfer Partners, MasTec and Carso Energy, as sponsors, in connection with the $1.2 billion project financing related to the development and construction of the Waha-San Elizario and Waha-Presidio natural gas pipeline projects, to carry gas for Mexico’s National Electricity Commission (CFE)
- BBVA Bancomer S.A., Institucion de Banca Multiple, Grupo Financiero BBVA Bancomer, as administrative agent, and BBVA Securities Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., The Bank of Nova Scotia, as joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners, in connection with a multi-currency refinancing for Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua, S.A.B. de C.V.
Columbia Law School
Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru
Licenciado en Derecho, summa cum laude