JinkoSolar’s $108 Million Financing for Las Viborillas Solar Power Plant


Jones Day, Hogan Lovells, Garrigues, Milbank and Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau advised on the transaction

Solar Park Viborillas, S. de R.L. de C.V. secured a $108 Million Syndicated loan granted by Viborillas Green Park, S. de R.L. de C.V., operating as a subsidiary of JinkoSolar, in order to develop Las Viborillas solar power plant.

The Viborillas project includes the construction of a photovoltaic solar park as part of the implementation of the Mexican energy reform that considers, among other things, long-term Mexican state procurement of energy supply and sales.

Grupo Aldesa SA will build the plant.

The banking syndicate includes Natixis, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, BBVA Bancomer, Intesa Sanpaolo, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and Société Générale.

Jones Day advised JinkoSolar and Solar Park Viborillas, S. de R.L. de C.V. with Richard Puttré (Picture), Jessica Mendoza, Elba Bermúdez, Brittany Stockman, Arturo de la Parra and Regina Fajardo.

Hogan Lovells advised Grupo Aldesa with René Arce Lozano, Wylie Levone, Mayuca Salazar Canales, Luis Dávalos Bichara, Mariana Hernández Villarreal and Patricia Duffy.

In Spain, Garrigues advised Grupo Aldesa with Daniel Parejo and Gonzalo Valencia.

Milbank advised the Banking Syndicate with Roland Estevez, Dan Bartfeld, Rebecca Francus, Daniel Ríos and David Waserstein.

Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau, advised Natixis with Jorge Oria, Anaya, Gabriel Robles Beistegui, Alberto de Villa and Enrique López Scherer.

Involved fees earner: Jorge Oria y Anaya – Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau, SC; Gabriel Robles Beistegui – Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau, SC; Enrique López Scherer – Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau, SC; Roland Estevez – Milbank; Daniel Bartfeld – Milbank; Rebecca Francus – Milbank; David Waserstein – Milbank; René Arce Lozano – Hogan Lovells; Wylie Levone – Hogan Lovells; Mayuca Salazar – Hogan Lovells; Luis Dávalos – Hogan Lovells; Mariana Hernández – Hogan Lovells; Patricia Duffy – Hogan Lovells; Daniel Parejo Ballesteros – Garrigues; Gonzalo Valencia del Alcázar – Garrigues; Richard Puttré – Jones Day; Jessica Mendoza – Jones Day; Elba Bermudez – Jones Day; Brittany Stockman – Jones Day; Arturo de la Parra – Jones Day; Regina Fajardo Hurtado de Mendoza – Jones Day;

Law Firms: Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau, SC; Milbank; Hogan Lovells; Garrigues; Jones Day;

Clients: Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A.; Natixis; Société Générale; Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation; Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ; Aldesa Group; BBVA Bancomer; JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd; Solar Park Viborillas, S. de R.L.;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti