Robert da Silva Ashley focuses his practice on complex cross-border and domestic project finance and corporate lending transactions, particularly in energy, infrastructure, hospitality and industrials. Robert advises international and domestic financial institutions, project sponsors and developers, investment funds and multinational corporations on the structuring and negotiating of complex project and corporate financings and other fundamental corporate events such as asset purchase and dispositions, recapitalizations, and workouts and restructurings. He also represents multilateral financing institutions, state-controlled development banks and export-credit agencies.

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  • Represented Engie SA and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) on the US$6.45 billion hybrid acquisition and project financing of the US$8.6 billion acquisition of 90% of Transportadora Associada de Gás SA (TAG), the largest natural gas transmission network owner in Brazil, from Brazilian state-owned oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras)*
  • Represented Banco Santander on the US$140 million multi-draw senior secured term loan financing to Argentine state-owned energy company YPF SA*
  • Represented Iberdrola Generación México, SA de CV, on the US$500 million senior syndicated term loan financing led by BBVA Bancomer as agent and arranger*

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  • Chambers & Partners (Latin America-Wide)
    • Recognized as a “notable practitioner” and “key client contact”, 2019 to 2020
  • New York Metro Super Lawyers “Rising Star”, 2012 to 2017

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  • Schools That Can, Board Member, 2015 to Present
  • Acting Communications Director, Binational Liaison (US-México), US House of Representatives (CA-51), 2002 to 2003


University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, JD, 2006
University of California, San Diego, BA, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2001

New York


Robert da Silva Ashley

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