Baker McKenzie advised Enagás, a Spanish energy company and European transmission system operator, in the sale of its 45.4% equity stake in GNL Quintero, the operator of a gas port terminal and regasification plain in Valparaiso Chile, to a consortium formed by US infrastructure investor EIG and Belgian gas utility Fluxys for $661 million
The objective of this collaboration is to make it possible for fans around the world to find their team’s merchandise. The store will offer over 1,600 products available from the participating LaLiga Santander clubs.
Baker McKenzie advised Repsol Renewables Development Company LLC ("Repsol") in connection with the due diligence and the closing in December 2022 of the acquisition of a 666.1 MWac solar energy project in Texas from Hecate Energy Group, a U.S.-based PV solar and battery storage project developer with a portfolio of more than 40 GW of renewable and energy storage projects under development.
Last month Metric Salad, an emerging technology company, presented the ‘MetaPort’ project, the Virtual Reality (VR) environment of Valencia Port that connects citizens with the port and travelers with the city, through immersive and interactive experiences.
Iberia has once again been the first airline to take delivery of A350 aircraft with a new Airbus standard -specifically the 4, 2022 standard-, which incorporates improvements that increase its operational efficiency and customer comfort, with wider cabins.
RIVA has presented its expanded 2023 portfolio. The company bets on creating a lifestyle ecosystem to fit customers’ demanding needs for their residential or commercial projects by introducing new products for interior and exterior spaces.
ICEX has created a new project to support young people and the internationalization of Spanish companies: the ICEX Vives scholarships.
They consist of an internship project abroad for 2,000 young people, focused on gaining international experience in the company with a project in the international market.
The February 7 webcast will cover how business communities and institutions can take advantage of the €750 billion fund's opportunities, provisions, and benefits. Country executives will be the featured experts including Spain-U.S. Chamber of Commerce Board Member, Alfonso A-Pallete, Partner-in-charge of the U.S. Spain Corridor for KPMG.
Josep Borrell, Vice-President of the European Commission and High Representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, visited IE University to share his views on the new global order at the celebration of a new chapter for IE School of Politics, Economics and Global Affairs.
Cuatrecasas closed 2021 among the leading law firms handling operations in the international energy and infrastructure sector, according to rankings published by Inframation business platform. The platform analyzes energy and infrastructure market deals, including M&A, project finance and refinancing.
The SHYNE (Spanish Hydrogen Network) project is the largest multisectoral consortium in Spain, created to promote the decarbonization of the economy through renewable hydrogen. SHYNE will deploy projects in ten autonomous communities and have a total investment of €3.23 billion euros that will serve to develop more competitive technologies and evolve both the Spanish industry and its infrastructure towards decarbonization, generating more than 13,000 jobs.
The telecommunications operator achieved the best score among Spanish companies in the World Benchmarking Alliance's (WBA) 2022 Social Transformation Benchmarking Assessment, which evaluates respect for human rights, promotion of decent work and ethical conduct. Telefónica has been ranked in joint first place in the telco sector and is among the world's top 15 companies with the greatest social impact.
CaixaBank further consolidates its leadership in green and sustainable financing. The bank rose to the top of green financing in Europe in 2022, according to the Bloomberg League Table Green Use of Proceeds Top Tier Lender. According to this ranking, CaixaBank's CIB&IB Department financed 3.271 billion dollars in 16 operations, a volume that doubles the financing figure of its next closest competitor in the ranking.
Xylem will partner with Idrica to bring together Xylem Vue, its portfolio of digital solutions, with Idrica’s GoAigua technology. As part of the partnership, the companies will offer an integrated software and analytics platform – Xylem Vue powered by GoAigua – that enables water and wastewater utilities to connect and manage their digital assets and streamline operations in a simple, secure and holistic view.
Global X ETFs, the New York-based provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), announced that the firm has been named a Most Loved Workplace by the Best Practice Institute (BPI), in recognition of its beloved workplace culture.
• The bank reclaims its top position in the Spanish market for the eighth consecutive year and is recognised for the fourth time as the best bank in Western Europe.
• Among other factors, the jury commended the successful merger with Bankia, which is the largest in the history of the banking sector in Spain; the bank's financial soundness; and its commitment to society through sustainable financing and by supporting vulnerable communities.
• Last year CaixaBank, for the first time in its history, was recognised as "Best Bank in Spain" by key industry magazines, Global Finance, Euromoney and The Banker, all in the same year.
Palladium Equity Partners, LLC (along with its affiliates, “Palladium” or the “Firm”), the oldest minority-owned private equity buyout firm in the industry with over $3 billion of assets under management today, announced that it has achieved Certified B Corporation™ (“B Corp”) status.