The energy practice at NHG frequently participates in many of the largest and most innovative energy and natural resources projects and transactions, encompassing the power industry, oil and gas, as well as related water, renewables, waste and mining projects.
For more than 15 years, with a solid team of experts, we have played a central role in complex transactions in the electricity sector, including one of the first and largest waste-to-energy projects in Mexico, as well as several project financings, mergers and acquisitions. We also have relevant experience in advisory for investments in the oil and gas sector after the energy reform.
“Their strengths are their availability, keen attention to detail and knowledge of the energy market. They have always given us peace of mind and made us feel supported.”
Chambers & Partners (Energy and Natural Resources – 2021)
We have advised national and foreign clients in every aspect related to their energy projects, including power generation, transport and distribution of natural gas, financing, mergers, acquisitions, workouts, international and national public bids, joint ventures, insurance and reinsurance, foreign investment and regulatory matters involving Federal and State governmental agencies, including the Ministry of Energy, the Ministry of Economy, the Energy Regulatory Commission, the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE), Petróleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) and its subsidiaries, the Federal Antitrust Commission, the National Commission of Foreign Investment, among others.
Our extensive experience in joint ventures and negotiations among partners, has allowed the group to participate in the creation of consortia and investment vehicles for energy projects, designing exit mechanisms, as well as minority rights when applicable.
Also, our ample expertise in financial matters has allowed us to provide comprehensive support to our clients in the financing of these type of projects, including the analysis of bankability aspects and negotiation of power purchase and other offtake agreements, EPC and O&M contracts, as well as in the implementation of collateral packages and source of payment mechanisms tailored for each project.
Our group has also advised clients with respect to the analysis of the legal framework regarding regulated activities in the sector and filings necessary to obtain required permits and authorizations.
“Nader, Hayaux y Goebel, SC fields a ten-strong energy and natural resources team which is extremely well-versed, primarily, in major energy and natural resources investments (including complex financings for renewable energy projects), financings and transactions.”
Legal500 Latin America, 2021