Simmons & Simmons Advises Mainstream Renewable Power on $1.4 billion Joint Venture in Chile

06 Aug 2013

International law firm Simmons & Simmons has advised Mainstream Renewable Power on its joint venture with pan-emerging markets investor Actis for delivering 600 megawatts of wind and solar projects in Chile.

The joint venture is 40% owned by Mainstream and 60% by Actis. Projects developed by Mainstream will be purchased by the joint venture. Mainstream will manage construction and operation of the projects.

Mainstream has been developing a portfolio of more than 3,500 megawatts of wind and solar projects in Chile, and has a global development pipeline of over 17,000 megawatts across four continents.

Barry Lynch, ‎Head of Procurement & Project Delivery at Mainstream Renewable Power said: “This transaction is very important for Mainstream and the growth of our business. We chose Simmons & Simmons to represent us based on their broad knowledge and experience of complex JVs and this proved to be hugely important. We are very happy with the result and we look forward to working with them again.”

The Simmons & Simmons team was led by London partner Iain Duncan, assisted by London partners John Sayers and Ed Baker, London associates Gemma Baddeley, Lesley Olsen and Timothy Proudlock, and Chloe Morris.


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