Francisca Hernández

Associate

fhernandez@carey.cl
+56 2 2928 2211



Her practice focuses on environmental law, especially on project development, due diligence and procedures for the Environmental Impact Assessment System, among other matters. She previously worked as an Associate of Carey’s Mergers and Acquisitions Group.


REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • The Bank of Nova Scotia, KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH, ING Capital, MUFG Bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and Instituto de Crédito Oficial E.P.E. on USD217 million loan, granted to Ibereólica Cabo Leones II, to refinance the construction of a 235 MW wind farm located in the Atacama Region, Chile, and the issuance of performance bonds or insurance policies related to the project. Also, on a USD103.2 million loan, granted to GPG Solar Chile 2017 to refinance the construction of a 101 MWp PV solar plant located in the Antofagasta Region, Chile, and the issuance of performance bonds or insurance policies related to the project.
  • OPDEnergy, through its subsidiary OPDEnergy Generación, on the borrower's due diligence process and subsequent financing for approx. USD103 million granted by Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (senior loan) and Banco Security (VAT loan), for the development and construction of two non-conventional renewable energy (NCRE) projects, consisting of the PV solar plant Sol de Los Andes of 104.3 MWp and La Estrella wind farm of 50 MW, that will serve the 2015/1 Tender PPAs with the electricity distribution companies.
  • Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. on a due diligence of water rights and environmental aspects regarding its acquisition of a controlling stake of ESSAL.
  • An international animation studio on the acquisition of a controlling stake in a Chilean animation studio leader in the production of kids and family content in Latin America.

EDUCATION

  • Law, Universidad Católica de Chile (Summa Cum Laude).
  • Exchange Student, University of Bologna, Italy (2015).

ADMISSIONS

  • Chile (2018).

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish.
  • English.

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