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Alberto Haito

Alberto Haito

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Alberto Haito

Alberto Haito has extensive experience in financial markets and project financing and has represented various financial institutions, including multilateral organizations, commercial banks and sponsors in numerous energy and infrastructure projects in Latin America.

  • Advised SMBC, NAFIN and Korean Development Bank in a 130MW wind farm project located in the state of Zacatecas, Mexico
  • Advised IDB, IFC and the China Co-Financing Fund for Latin America and the Caribbean in the US$260 million financing of the Manzanillo port in Mexico
  • Advised SMBC, HSBC, BNPP and Bancolombia on the US$500 million refinancing of El Dorado international airport in Bogota, Colombia
  • Advised Sociedad Portuaria Puerto Bahia S.A., a Colombian subsidiary of Pacific Rubiales in the US$370 million financing of a mixed-use private port terminal to be developed in Cartagena, Colombia
  • Petroperu on the US$2.7 billion revamping of the Talara refinery
  • Sociedad Portuaria Puerto Bahia S.A., a Colombian subsidiary of Pacific Rubiales in the US$370 million financing of a mixed-use private port terminal to be developed in Cartagena, Colombia
  • IDB and a group of commercial banks in respect of the financing of the US$1 billion Chaglla hydroelectric project in Peru, which is being developed by Odebrecht
  • Goldman Sachs, as arranger, in respect of a US$110 million project bond to finance the expansion of the port of Paita in Peru, which is being developed by a consortium comprised by Tertir and Andino. Project/Infrastructure Deal of the Year 2012 – Latin Finance
  • US Ex-Im Bank and IDB in connection with a new 20 turbine / 50 MW wind power generation facility to be located at a site in Cuchilla de Peralta, Department of Tacuarembo, Uruguay, along with the construction of a 34 kilometer transmission line and interconnection facilities, with a total project value of more than US$150 million
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Career and qualifications

  • Universidad de Lima (Abogado – JD equivalent) 2006
  • Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in Peru 2006
  • Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (Postgraduate diploma in Mergers and Acquisitions) 2008
  • Columbia Law School (LL.M. Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar) 2011
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2011
  • Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in New York 2012
  • Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in the District of Columbia 2018

Awards and citations

  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar – Columbia Law School