Cristina Silva Hoyos

Associate, New York

Biography

Overview

Cristina is an associate in the Firm's New York Capital Markets practice. She advises issuers and underwriters in equity and debt transactions, including registered offerings (IPOs and follow-ons) as well as unregistered offerings pursuant to Rule 144A/Regulation S.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Education
JD
The George Washington University Law School
BS
University of Rochester
Languages
English
Spanish

Experience

Representation of the underwriters in the secondary equity offering of Grupo Energía Bogotá, a Colombian public utilities company, pursuant to Rule 144A/Reg S.*

Representation of Credivalores - Crediservicios S.A.S., a Colombian issuer, in its note and commercial paper offerings pursuant to Rule 144A/Reg S.*

Representation of Financiera de Desarrollo Territorial S.A. (Findeter), a Colombian governmental entity, in its issuance of sustainable bonds in Colombia (governed by Colombian law).*

Representation of Votorantim Metais, a Brazilian mining company, in its Rule 144A/Reg S offering of $700 million notes and listing on the Singapore Stock Exchange.

Representation of Banco Mercantil del Norte, S.A., Institución de Banca Múltiple, Grupo Financiero Banorte, a Mexican financial institution, in its Rule 144A/Reg S offering of $500 million subordinated preferred capital notes and listing on the Singapore Stock Exchange.

Representation of Fortis Inc. (NYSE:FTS), a Canadian electric and gas utility company, in its acquisition of ITC Holdings Corp, a U.S. electric transmission company for approximately $11.3 billion, and its subsequent listing on the NYSE.

Representation of the Avangrid, Inc. (NYSE: AGR), the U.S. subsidiary of a Spanish leading energy company in its merger with UIL Holdings Corporation, a U.S. regulated utility company, and its subsequent listing on the NYSE. The merger resulted in a diversified energy and utility company with $30 billion in assets.

Representation of Kornit Digital Ltd (NASDAQ: KRNT), an Israeli company, in two follow-on equity offerings registered with the SEC.

*Matters prior to joining White & Case as Colombian counsel.