GPFAC and its network partners professionals have closed a total of $9.9 billion in Latin American projects including closing several major, first-of-a-kind financing solutions in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Suriname, and Venezuela in diverse roles (sponsor, advisor, underwriter). Some specific experiences include:

  • Closing Monterrey Power, a 484 MW gas-fired combined cycle IPP in Mexico in the role of sponsor (at the time, the longest-term capital markets project financed power plant in Mexico).
  • Closing Rosarito Power, a 541 MW gas-fired combined cycle IPP in Mexico in the role of sponsor (closed after the capital markets collapse of 1998/1999).
  • Led the bid to acquire the Lima Airport in Peru, in the role of sponsor.
  • First project financing in Latin America (Resilin polyethylene project for Pequiven in Venezuela).
  • First IPP in Colombia (Termobarranquilla).
  • Termobahia (Brazil), one of the first IPPs in Brazil, the project won the Latin American Private Power Deal of the Year in 2001.
  • Acquisition of several electric distribution companies in Argentina.
  • Training programs for ABB in Mexico and Brazil as well as Petróleos de Venezuela.
  • Provided financial advisory services on a 55MW PV solar project in Honduras for Ex-Im Bank.
  • Trained ABB’s employees in Latin America in international project finance.
  • Structuring, modeling and financing a glass manufacturing plant through the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IDB Invest).
  • Analysis of the Dominican Republic mining sector and the socio-economic impact of new proposed legislation.
  • Feasibility analysis and financial projections for the expansion of the Santo Domingo Metro Line # 1 for a USD 100 million loan through the France Development Agency (AFD). The analysis included estimating the socio-economic and environmental impacts of the project.
  • Feasibility analysis for a Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) handling project which included evaluating the profitability of each operation, from transfer, processing and the disposal of non-recoverable waste.
  • Financial modeling and structuring financing for several real estate development projects.
  • Low income housing, hotels, and trust-managed apart-hotels.
  • Feasibility analysis and financial projections for agricultural projects (Avocado exports and Sugar Cane Ethanol Production).
  • For Globeleq (2004-2015) provided active support for 244 MW wind portfolio developed and financed in Central America (incl. Costa Rica & Honduras).