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Guido Liniado

Guido Liniado

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Guido Liniado

Guido Liniado is a Partner in the New York office of Clifford Chance and a member of the firm’s Latin America group and World Wide Projects Group.

Guido advises financial institutions, institutional investors, sponsors and corporate clients in a broad range of matters involving Latin America and the Caribbean, including project development and finance, project bonds, structured finance, credit enhancement, general lending and workouts.

He has substantial experience in multi-source finance transactions in the energy and infrastructure sectors, particularly in Colombia and Argentina.

Guido is ranked as a "next generation" lawyer in Legal 500 Latin America for Projects & Energy (2017 & 2018) and Banking & Finance (2018).

  • Structuring of PPP Program, Argentina: Acting under the institutional umbrella of IDB, assisted the government of Argentina in the design and implementation of its multi-billion PPP program
  • Lima Metro Line 1 Refinancing, Peru: Represented the arranger in the US$273 million 144A/Reg S securitization of CPAOs for the Lima Metro Line 1 Expansion and partial repayment of the CPAO term loan facility
  • Ruta al Mar, Colombia: Represented Goldman Sachs, Bancolombia, FDN and the CAF-AM Ashmore Debt Fund in the US$708 million multi-source and multi-currency bank/bond financing for the Ruta al Mar toll road project in Colombia sponsored by Construcciones El Condor and InfraRed Capital Partners. Ruta al Mar was the first private initiative to be financed under Colombia's 4G program and also the first toll road to be financed in Colombia based entirely on traffic revenues; Transport Deal of the Year, IJGlobal Awards 2017
  • Arroyo Seco and Timbues, Argentina: Represented energy generation group Albanesi in the US$395 million financing of the development of the 133MW Arroyo Seco cogeneration power plant and the refinancing of the 170MW Timbúes cogeneration power plant
  • Renace II, III and IV, Guatemala: Represented Bancolombia and a group of other Colombian and Central American banks in the US$465 million financing of three hydro projects in Guatemala with a combined capacity of 246 MW, sponsored by Renace
  • Alto Magdalena, Colombia: Represented Goldman Sachs and the Central American Development Bank (CABEI) in the US$390 million multi-source and multi-currency bank financing for the Alto Magdalena 4G toll road project in Colombia; Best Local Currency Financing, Latin Finance Awards 2017
  • Pacifico Tres, Colombia: Represented Goldman Sachs, Bancolombia, Corpbanca and the Compartimento de Deuda Privada Infraestructura Debt Fund in the US$877 million multi-source and multi-currency bank/bond financing for the Conexion Pacifico 3 4G toll road project in Colombia; Best Road Financing and Best Infrastructure Financing – Andes, Latin Finance Awards 2016; LatAm P3 Deal of the Year, Project Finance International Awards 2016
  • Costera, Colombia: Represented Goldman Sachs, Scotia Capital, Bancolombia, Banco de Bogota, Banco de Occidente and the CAF-AM Ashmore Debt Fund in the approximately US$702 million multi-source and multi-currency financing for the Costera Cartagena Barranquilla 4G toll road project in Colombia
  • EGE Haina, Dominican Republic: Represented Bancolombia in the US$130 million acquisition financing of EGE Haina, the largest energy generator in the Dominican Republic, with eight wind power, fuel oil and coal-based plants combining 905 MW of capacity
  • Clifford Chance Wins Big at the 2017 LatinFinance Project & Infrastructure Finance Awards
    10 October 2017
    Press Release

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Career and qualifications

  • Universidad de Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires, Argentina, J.D.-equivalent) 2004
  • Bruchou, Fernandez Madero & Lombardi (Buenos Aires, Argentina) as an associate 2005
  • Universidad de Alcalá de Henares (Madrid, Spain, LL.M.-equivalent) 2008
  • Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton (New York, NY) as an international lawyer 2011
  • Joined Clifford Chance New York as an associate 2013
  • Partner since May 2019

Professional bodies

  • Member of the Argentine Bar
  • Member of the New York Bar