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About Lilliana

Lilliana Dealbert advises clients on project finance, infrastructure development and corporate finance transactions. She has represented American, European and Latin American banks and companies, as well as Latin American development banks and state-owned companies. Her experience includes cross-border transactions related to highways, ports, social infrastructure, energy-efficiency projects, manufacturing facilities, and oil and gas. Lilliana has also represented clients in public private partnerships (P3), as well as equipment, working capital and structured financings.

Prior to pursuing a legal career, Lilliana served as the vice president of global operational risk for an investment banking firm. In that role, she led efforts to assess, quantify and mitigate risk exposures for each of the company’s equity, fixed income, asset management and investment banking businesses.

Experience

Recent Notable Matters

DIF Infra and Idaho Wind Partners — refinancing of the Idaho Wind Partners 183 megawatt portfolio of wind generation assets in Idaho related to the acquisition by DIF of the balance of equity in Idaho Wind partners

Compañía Española de Financiación del Desarrollo (COFIDES) — term loan financing for a leading hospitality Group in connection with expansion of its brand in the United States

Algonquin Power — long-term back-leverage equity financing to a subsidiary of Abengoa that holds an interest in the Vista Ridge water project under development in San Antonio, Texas, the largest P3 water project in North America

Texas Microgrid, LLC — first-of-its-kind project financing for the construction and operation of a portfolio of distributed microgrids consisting of ultra-clean natural gas-fired generators within ERCOT service territory with up to 232 megawatts of generating capacity

Citibank, N. A. — project finance program for an affiliate of Metrus Energy LLC with respect to the installation and maintenance of certain energy efficiency solutions to be installed at properties owned by leading medical device manufacturer, which achieved financial close in December 2018

UniCredit Bank Corporate Finance — purchase and administration of positions in syndicated loans across a variety of sectors

Edgemoor-Star America Judicial Partners — preferred bidder on the Howard County Maryland Courthouse P3 project, which achieved financial close in October 2018

US sponsor — long-term lease for re-designing and re-commissioning a refinery, storage facilities and a maritime terminal in the Caribbean*

Latin American state company — equipment acquisition financing provided by a subsidiary of General Electric*

Mexican development bank — working capital financing denominated in Mexican pesos for the Mexican subsidiary of a Japanese corporation*

Latin American state company — significant senior secured structured financing*

Latin American state company — sale of the equity participation of the client in a holding entity owning and operating a refinery in the United States*

* Work completed prior to Bracewell

Credentials

Education

Fordham University School of Law,
J.D.
2009
New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business,
M.B.A.
1998
Universidad Iberoamericana,
B.S.
1994

Bar Admissions

New York

Languages

Spanish

Affiliations

American Bar Association
Energy Markets and Finance Committee, Oil and Gas Committee, Renewable, Alternative and Distributed Energy Resources Committee
International Bar Association
Power Law Committee, International Construction, Projects Committee, Oil and Gas Law Committee and the Women Lawyers’ Interest Group
New York State Bar Association
Environmental and Energy Law Section, Committee on Women in the Law

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