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.
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