Vinicius Beraldo

Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Washington DC
United States
T:+1 202 662 4625
Washington DC
United States
T:+1 202 662 4625
Vinicius Beraldo

Vinicius Beraldo

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Biography

Vinicius Beraldo's practice focuses on the representation of developers, lenders and investors in the financing, construction and development of infrastructure and renewable energy projects.


Professional experience

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LL.M, Tax, Georgetown University Law Center, 2017
JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2017
BA, Departmental Honors, International Criminal Justice, The City University of New York - John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 2013

In law school, Vinicius was a John J. Kirby Scholar, the Vice President of StartUp Hoyas, a Peer Mentor for incoming law students, and a member of the Securities & Financial Law Organization. He currently serves as an Alumni Member of the Admissions Committee for Georgetown University Law Center.

  • District of Columbia Bar
  • New York State Bar
  • Represented the lenders on more than $450 million of back-leverage debt facilities backed by a portfolio of utility-scale wind projects.
  • Represented the sponsor in commodity hedging arrangements and the construction, back-leverage and tax equity financing for, and the sale of, the Holstein solar project, a 200 MW solar photovoltaic energy project in Texas.
  • Represented the hedge provider in structuring and documenting secured proxy revenue swaps supporting the repowering of three wind energy projects in Texas totalling 430 MW.
  • Represented the seller of the 196 MW Bearkat I wind project in Texas.
  • Represented a developer as tax counsel in structuring the procurement of safe-harbor equipment to be used in the development of a variety of solar projects throughout the United States.
  • Represented the seller as tax counsel in the sale of a portfolio of renewable energy projects in the United States.
  • Represented U.S. affiliate of Canadian renewables company, BluEarth Renewables LP, in the acquisition of a majority interest in two operating wind facilities located in Meeker County, Minnesota totalling 39.6 MW.
  • Represented the sponsor in the development, financing and commodity hedging arrangements for a 162 MW wind farm in Texas.
  • Represented the sponsor in relation to the debt and tax equity financing and hedging arrangements for the 336 MW Escalade wind project in Texas.
  • Represented the sponsor in development and tax equity financing for a portfolio consisting of 15 wind projects with a collective nameplate capacity of 85 MW located in North Carolina.
  • Represented the sponsor in the development, financing and commodity hedging arrangements for the 419 MW Mesquite Star wind project in Texas.
  • Represented the sponsor in the development and financing arrangements for the repowering of the 122 MW Elbow Creek wind project and the 161 MW Wildorado Wind Project in Texas. This transaction was named the 2019 "North American Wind Deal of the Year" by IJGlobal.
  • Represented sponsors in the development, financing and commodity hedging arrangements for the 326.9 MW Misae Solar I project in Texas.
  • Represented the hedge provider in providing commodity hedging arrangements for a 150 MW wind project in Texas.
  • Represented the sponsor in obtaining commodity hedging arrangements for a 150 MW wind project in Texas.
  • Represented the sponsor in obtaining commodity hedging arrangements for a 345 MW wind project in Texas.
  • Represented the risk managers in structuring and documenting a 10-year proxy revenue swap and associated price hedging arrangements for the 180 MW Heart of Texas wind project in Texas.
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish