NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- LatinFinance announces the winners of its 2019 Project & Infrastructure Finance Awards, the annual recognition of the top deals in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Leading the way with two awards each were Colombia's Autopista al Mar 1 toll road, which overcame engineering challenges and funding hurdles in a short amount of time, and Brazil's Gás Natural Açu, one of the most ambitious power projects ever undertaken in Latin America.
The awards will be given out Thursday evening at the Pierre Hotel in New York City during LatinFinance's 6th annual Project & Infrastructure Finance Dinner.
The awards recognize the most impressive transactions and institutions in an area that is crucial to the economic progress of Latin America and the Caribbean. The winners are determined by LatinFinance's editorial staff based on an exhaustive selection process involving examination of data and in-depth feedback and discussions with market participants.
For more information about the selection process and the winning deals and institutions, visit www.latinfinance.com/pifawards.
Winning transactions and institutions
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Local Currency Financing of the Year EDP Transmissão Aliança SC
Airport Financing of the Year Salvador de Bahia Airport
Port Financing of the Year Itapoá
Road Financing of the Year Autopista al Mar 1
Renewable Energy Financing of the Year Enel Green Power
Water Treatment Financing of the Year BRK Ambiental
Power Financing of the Year Gás Natural Açu
Mining Financing of the Year Fruta del Norte
Oil & Gas Financing of the Year TAG Pipeline
Social Infrastructure Financing of the Year Internet Para Todos Program
Loan Deal of the Year Petroperú
Bond of the Year Paraguay's Bioceanico Highway
Infrastructure Financing of the Year: Andes Autopista al Mar 1
Infrastructure Financing of the Year: Brazil Gás Natural Açu
Infrastructure Financing of the Year: Caribbean DP World Caucedo Port Terminal
Infrastructure Financing of the Year: Central America Fontus Hydro
Infrastructure Financing of the Year: Mexico Energía del Valle de México II
Infrastructure Law Firm of the Year: Andes Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría
Infrastructure Law Firm of the Year: Brazil Mattos Filho
Infrastructure Law Firm of the Year: Mexico Ritch Mueller
Infrastructure Law Firm of the Year: Latin America Clifford Chance
Infrastructure Bank of the Year: Andes SMBC
Infrastructure Bank of the Year: Brazil Itaú BBA
Infrastructure Bank of the Year: Mexico Natixis
Financial Advisor of the Year Santander
Infrastructure Bank of the Year Latin America SMBC
Project Sponsor of the Year Enel Américas
2020 award nominations
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Supporting financiers and counsel for the winning deals include:
Allen & Overy
Banco ABC Brasil
Banco do Brasil
Banco do Nordeste
BMO (Bank of Montreal)
Brigard & Urrutia
Godoy y Hoyos Abogados
Holland & Knight
Vieira Rezende Advogados
Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas
Lobo de Rizzo
Norton Rose Fullbright
Shearman & Sterling
White & Case
Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría