Saavi Energia’s $325 Million Loan


Galicia Abogados, Milbank, Appleby, Loyens & Loeff, Gonzalez Calvillo and Shearman & Sterling advised on the transaction

Electricidad Firme de México Holdings, operating as a subsidiary of Saavi Energía, secured a $325 million loan from GIP Spectrum Fund, managed by Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP).

Saavi Energía develops energy projects. The company’s portfolio include 2,200 megawatts in operation with six combined-cycle gas turbine projects, a 155-megawatt wind project and one 65-km gas pipeline in Mexico.

Galicia Abogados advised Saavi Energia with Francisco Fernandez Cueto (Picture), Ricardo García Giorgana, Eugenio Sepúlveda, Gabriela Pellón Martínez, Alessandra Gutiérrez V., Erick Santín A., Fernando Luján Cepeda, José Pablo Quintana B., Lorena Kiehnle Barocio and María José Ortiz Haro.

Milbank LLP advised Saavi Energia in US.

Appleby advised Saavi Energia in Mauritius.

Loyens & Loeff advised Saavi Energia in the Netherlands

Gonzalez Calvillo advised Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) with Rodrigo Rojas Robleda, Diego Hernández Schmidt-Tophoff and Rose Harfush.

Shearman & Sterling advised Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) in US.

Involved fees earner: Francisco Fernández Cueto – Galicia Abogados, S.C; Alessandra Gutiérrez – Galicia Abogados, S.C; Lorena Kiehnle B. – Galicia Abogados, S.C; Fernando Luján – Galicia Abogados, S.C; Maria José Ortiz Haro – Galicia Abogados, S.C; Gabriela Pellón – Galicia Abogados, S.C; José Quintana – Galicia Abogados, S.C; Ricardo García Giorgana – Galicia Abogados, S.C; Erick Santin – Galicia Abogados, S.C; Eugenio Sepúlveda – Galicia Abogados, S.C; Rose Harfush – Gonzalez Calvillo Abogados; Diego Hernández Schmidt-Tophoff – Gonzalez Calvillo Abogados; Rodrigo Rojas – Gonzalez Calvillo Abogados;

Law Firms: Galicia Abogados, S.C; Gonzalez Calvillo Abogados;

Clients: Global Infrastructure Partners; Saavi Energia S. de R.L. de C.V.;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti.