Prumo Logística’s partnership with BP and Siemens


Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga, Debevoise & Plimpton, Veirano, BMA – Barbosa Müssnich Aragão and achado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice advised on the deal

Prumo Logística signed a partnership agreement with BP Global Investment Limited and Siemens to develop and manage Puerto de Açu Power plant in Río de Janeiro.

BP Global Investments has signed an investment agreement to acquire 30% of Gás Natural Açu (GNA), a subsidiary of Prumo Logística. The British company will invest U$ 7.5 million through the subscription of new shares. The agreement signed between the companies also establishes the rules for investment in UTE GNA I Generation of Energy – a subsidiary of GNA – which will build and operate the 1,238 MW thermoelectric plant of Puerto de Açu. The agreement also provides for the company’s rules and potential investments by BP in future projects to be developed by GNA or its subsidiaries. Finally, the new partnership between BP and Prumo establishes the terms and conditions for the acquisition by the British company of 50% of the capital of Gás Natural Açu Comercializadora de Energia Ltda., A subsidiary company of Prumo, whose purpose is the development of opportunities related to the purchase and sale of energy, natural gas and liquids derived from natural gas in the Port of Açu.

Under the agreement between Siemens Logistica and Prumo, Siemens will acquire, for US $ 21 million, 33% of GNA INFRASTRUCTURE, a joint venture that will be linked to Gás Natural Açu (GNA) and responsible for the development of Açu Gas Hub infrastructure projects.

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga advised Prumo Logística with Giovani Loss (Picture), Pablo Sorj, Felipe Rodrigues Caldas Feres, Leonardo Homsy, Nilton Gomes de Mattos, Frederico Patricio dos Santos, Igor Zibordi and Igor de Souza Tostes.

In US and UK, Debevoise & Plimpton advised Prumo with Geoffrey P. Burgess, Iván E. Mattei, Armando Rivera Jacobo and Rafael Thor.

Veirano advised BP Global Investment Limited with Luis Fernando Pacheco, Ian Muniz, Leonardo Maniglia Duarte, Tiago Figueiró, Bibiana Carvalho, Clarissa Perez, Cristian Baldani, Daniela Philbois, Pilar Valente and Rodrigo Santos.

BMA – Barbosa Müssnich Aragão advised Prumo Logística in connection to the partnership with Siemens with a team including Amir Bocayuva Cunha, Leandro Bittencourt Marcondes, Miguel Ramos, Luciana Lyra Bähr, Ellen Juste Nunez and Carlo Sivieri de Assis Rocha.

Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice advised Siemens Energy and Siemens Financial Services with Ana Karina De Souza, Paulo de Tarso do Carmo Machado and Julia Braga Ribeiro.

Involved fees earner: Amir Achcar Bocayuva Cunha – Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragào; Leandro Bittencourt Marcondes – Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragào; Miguel Ramos – Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragào; Luciana Lyra Bähr – Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragào; Ellen Juste Nuñez – Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragào; Carlo Sivieri de Assis Rocha – Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragào; Giovani Loss – Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Igor de Moraes Araruna Zibordi – Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Leonardo Homsy – Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Frederico dos Santos Pereira – Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Pablo Sorj – Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Felipe Rodrigues Caldas Feres – Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Giovani Loss – Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Nilton Gomes de Mattos Neto – Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Igor de Souza Tostes – Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Ana Karina De Souza – Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice; Júlia Braga Ribeiro – Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice; Luis Fernando Pacheco – Veirano Advogados; Ian Muniz – Veirano Advogados; Leonardo Maniglia Duarte – Veirano Advogados; Rodrigo Santos – Veirano Advogados; Tiago Figueiró – Veirano Advogados; Pilar Valente de Barros – Veirano Advogados; Cristian Divan Baldani – Veirano Advogados; Bibiana Silva – Veirano Advogados; Daniela Philbois – Veirano Advogados; Geoffrey Burgess – Debevoise & Plimpton; Armando Rivera Jacobo – Debevoise & Plimpton; Rafael Thor – Debevoise & Plimpton; Ivan Mattei – Debevoise & Plimpton;

Law Firms: Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragào; Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga; Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice; Veirano Advogados; Debevoise & Plimpton;

Clients: Siemens; Siemens Financial Services; Prumo Logistica S.A.; BP Global Investment Limited;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti.