Daniel Spencer

Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright US Consultores em Direito Estrangeiro
Norton Rose Fulbright US Consultores em Direito Estrangeiro

Daniel Spencer

Daniel Spencer

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Biography

Daniel Spencer advises financial institutions and corporations with respect to their Latin American finance and commercial transactions, with a particular focus on project finance (including both bank financings and project bonds). Daniel has extensive experience in the energy and infrastructure in Latin America over the last 14 years. Daniel has been based in São Paulo, Brazil, since 2006, focusing on Latin American transactions.


Professional experience

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  • Law Society of England and Wales

Argentina

  • Represented two Argentine sponsors on their bid for 5 of the 6 toll road projects that were auctioned in 2018 by the Argentine government.
  • Represented the borrower on an aborted OPIC financing for Corridor C of the Argentine toll road program.


Brazil

  • Represented the project sponsors in connection with the financing for the supply of the rolling stock for Line 4 of São Paulo metro.
  • Represented the project sponsors in connection with several project financings for the construction of offshore drill-ships and related assets.


Chile

  • Represented the lenders on a syndicated bank financing facility for the construction of 4 transmission lines, including subsequent restructurings.


Colombia

  • Representing the issuer in connection with the issuance of bonds to refinance the project debt for a 4G toll road.
  • Represented the project sponsor in connection with the financing for the construction of a thermal power plant in Colombia which benefitted from the reliability charge.
  • Representing the project sponsor in connection with the financing for the construction of a transmission line.
  • Representing the project sponsor in connection with the financing for the construction of a palm oil production plant with an offtake agreement with Proctor & Gamble.


Ecuador

  • Representing the project sponsor in connection with the development and financing for a hospital project.  


Mexico

  • Represented the lenders in connection with a MIGA guaranteed facility provide to a state bank to fund COVID 19 relief support.
  • Represented the sponsor in connection with the securitization of payment rights under a construction contract with Pemex.


Panama

  • Representing the placement agent and investors in connection with a private placement bond issuance for the construction of the extension of Line 2 Panama metro.
  • Representing the borrowing in connection with a quasi-sovereign loan from two financial institutions to fund COVID-19 related payments.
  • Representing the project sponsor in connection with the development of a monorail line in Panama City.


Peru

  • Represented the underwriters in connection with a bond issuance to refinance the original bonds for the construction of Line 2 of Lima metro.
  • Represented all lenders and underwriters on the four tranches of bond and bank financing for the construction of Line 2 of Lima metro.
  • Represented the project sponsors on the project bond financing for the provision of rolling stock for Line 1 of Lima metro.
  • Represented the project sponsors on a telecommunications project that involved the securitization of RPIs pursuant to a Regulation S international bond financing.
  • Represented the project sponsors on the project bond financing for the construction of a cold reserve power plant.
  • Represented the project sponsors on the development bank syndicated financing for the construction of two wind farms.
  • Represented the project sponsors on the private placement bond securitization refinancing of a bank project financing to securitize PAMPI rights related to the construction of a toll road.
  • Represented the project sponsors on a water derivation project financing involving the securitization of RPI-CAOs pursuant to a Regulation S international bond financing.
  • Represented the project sponsors on a water treatment plant financing involving the securitization of RPI-CAOs pursuant to a Regulation S international bond financing.
  • Represented the project sponsors and/or underwriters on an international bond issuance to securitize RPI-CAOs issued related to the construction of the Interoceanica V toll road.
  • Represented the project sponsors and/or underwriters on an international bond issuance to securitize RPI-CAOs issued related to the construction of the Interoceanica IV toll road.
  • Represented the project sponsors and/or underwriters on an international bond issuance to securitize CRPAOs issued related to the construction of the Interoceanica V toll road.


Uruguay

  • Representing the project sponsor in connection with a development bank project financing for the construction of a biodiesel production. 
  • Represented the lenders in connection with a syndicated project financing facility used to refinancing an existing facility for the construction of a wind farm.
  • Recommended Lawyer, International Firms, The Legal 500 Latin America - Banking and Finance, Capital Markets and Projects and Energy, inaugural issue, The Legal 500, 2015 - 2021
  • Leading Individual, Chambers Latin America - Banking and Finance, Chambers & Partners, 2017 - 2018
  • Highly-regarded, Banking and Project Finance - Brazil, IFLR1000, Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, 2018 - 2021
  • The Best Lawyers in Brazil, Insolvency and Reorganization law, Best Lawyers, 2020 - 2021