Maria Vanegas Llobet

Associate, Miami

Biography

Overview

Maria Vanegas is an associate in the Americas Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance Practice (EIPAF) and member of the Latin America Interest Group.

During law school, Maria earned a Certificate of Specialization in Environmental Law.

Bars and Courts
Florida State Bar
Education
Bachelor of Arts
Emory University
Juris Doctor
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Languages
English
Spanish

Experience

Representative matters include:

Invenergy and Energía del Pacifico, Ltda. de C.V., as sponsor and borrower respectively, in the development and financing of a 378 MW power plant in El Salvador and its related infrastructure, including a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) permanently moored through a modified spread mooring system for liquefied natural gas (LNG) delivery, storage, and regasification, as well as a natural gas pipeline running from the FSRU to the power plant. 

Natixis, New York Branch as administrative agent, and other lead banks, on the US$640 million project financing of a natural gas-fired combined cycle 900 MW electric power plant located in the Pesquería area of the State of Nuevo León, Mexico.

Odebrecht S.A. in its US $1.39 billion sale of the 456 megawatt Chaglla hydroelectric power plant in Peru to a consortium headed by China Three Gorges Corp.