Finance and Restructuring

Represented ABN AMRO and Econoinvest Casa de Bolsa in the placement of the US$3 billion 5.25% Notes due 2017, US$3 billion 5.375% Notes due 2027 and US$1.5 billion 5.50% Notes due 2037 Notes issued by Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. (2007).

Represented Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) in connection with a US$3.5 billion credit facility granted by JBIC and Japanese companies Marubeni and Mitsui to Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. (2007).

Represented Merrill Lynch in the placement of the US$250 million 5.75% Notes due 2017 issued by Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) (2007).

Represented Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) in connection with the issuance of its Bs. 107.5 billion Floating Rates Notes due 2012 (2007).

Represented Deutsche Bank in connection with Siderúrgica del Turbio’s US$100,000,000.00 10% notes due 2016, and related bridge financing facility (2006).

Represented Credit Suisse in the placement of the US$250 million 5.75% Notes due 2017 issued by Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) (2006).

Represented Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) in connection with the issuance of its Bs. 215 billion Floating Rates Notes due 2011 (2006).

Represented Merrill Lynch in the placement of the US$250 million 5.12% Notes due 2015 issued by Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) (2005).

Represented ABN AMRO Bank and a banking syndicate in connection with the US$ 135 million Pre-Export Finance Facility granted to C.V.G. Ferrominera Orinoco C.A. (2005).

 

Represented Banco Provincial in connection with the Bs.70 billion secured loan granted to Aguas Industriales de Jose (2005).

Represented Deutsche Bank Securities and JP Morgan in the tender offer, consent solicitation and repurchase of US$ 2.6 billion notes byPDVSA Finance Ltd. (2004).

Represented Electricidad de Caracas Finance in connection with the issuance of its US$260 million 10.25% Notes due 2014 (2004).

Represented CSFB International in the placement of US$200 million Floating Rate Notes due 2007 issued by Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) (2004).

Represented Goldman, Sachs in the placement of US$150 million Extendible Floating Rate Notes issued by Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) (2004).

Represented Global Crossing Venezuela in the granting of security interest on its Venezuelan assets in connection with Global Crossing’sdebt restructuring the placement of US$200 million  11% Senior Secured Notes due 2006 (2004).

Represented the lenders in the debt restructuring of Tropigas (2004).

Represented The AES Corporation in Venezuelan law matters involving its US$950 million senior secured credit facility (2003).

Represented Merrill Lynch in the placement of the US$500 million 5.20% Notes due 2013 issued by Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) (2003).

Represented Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) in the assignment to Merrill Lynch of its credit and security interest under the US$34,2 million loan granted to Infonet (2003).

Represented Sidor in its US$1.8 billion restructuring of its debt with a bank syndicate lead by Deutsche Bank and with Banco de Desarrollo Económico y Social (BANDES) (2003).

Represented Merryll Lynch in the placement of the US$15 million 7-7/8% Notes due 2022 issued by Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) (2002).

Represented CSFB International in the placement of the US$350 million 6-7/8% Notes due 2012 issued by Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) (2002).

Represented Computec in the establishment of the first private credit reporting system in Venezuela (2002).

Represented the lenders in the debt restructuring of Sudamtex de Venezuela (2001).

Represented Empresas Polar in the US$200 million A/B loan arranged by Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) (2001).

Represented Merryll Lynch in the placement of the US$300 million Bearer Bonds issued by Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF)(2001).

Represented Goldman, Sachs in the placement of the US$225 million Bearer Bonds issued by Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF)(2000).

Represented Barclays Bank and other lenders in the US$400 million syndicated loan to Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) (2000).

Represented La Electricidad de Caracas (EDC) in the sale of its €200 million 11.5% Notes due 2005 to CSFB International (2000).

Represented Sidor and Consorcio Siderurgia Amazonia in Sidor’sUS$1 billion debt restructuring and Amazonia’s US$365 million debt restructuring with a bank syndicate led by Citibank and with Fondo de Inversiones de Venezuela (FIV) (2000).

Represented La Electricidad de Caracas (EDC) in the US$100 million loan granted by The Chase Manhattan Bank (2000).

Represented the underwriters in the placement of US$200 million Bearer Bonds issued by Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF)(1999).

Represented the lenders in the debt restructuring of Rex (1999).