- Structuring And Project Finance

The attorneys at Jiménez Cruz Peña have excelled in the roles they have played in large scale investment and financing projects in the country. We have worked on project finance matters in a number of sectors of the economy with a particular focus on the energy/electric sector. We have also acted as facilitators of projects, advising lenders and borrowers or representing private lenders as well as multilateral agencies.

The project finance experience the firm offers is broad. Our service covers all general issues that may rise in a project finance transaction. However, our expertise goes further as we are able to tie in our general corporate and financial security practices to any project finance transaction, providing our clients our law firm's full service for their project finance interests based in the Dominican Republic.

The firm's experience also includes the representation of insurance agencies against risks involved with projects of this magnitude.

Jiménez Cruz Peña has been involved with the following significantly large projects:

The commercial office building Torre Citibank en Acrópolis, an investment of US$90,000,000.

A tourism project in the eastern region of the country, with an investment of US$72,000,000.

Representation of Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in the financing and structuring of security in the electric sector.

Within the electric sector, attorneys at Jiménez Cruz Peña have participated in large projects for the financing of electric plants acquired by generation companies, and in the re-acquisition by the government-owned Corporación Dominicana de Empresas Eléctricas Estatales of the shares of the distribution companies Edenorte and Edesur, representing an investment of approximately US$700,000,000.

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