T&K Assists Fisterra Energy in Sale of Mexico’s Largest Onshore Wind Farm

Dallas – Thompson & Knight LLP assisted Fisterra Energy, a subsidiary of The Blackstone Group, in the sale of the Mexican holding companies of Ventika, Mexico’s largest onshore wind farm and one of the largest wind farms in Latin America. The Mexican holding companies of Ventika were sold to Infraestructura Energética Nova, S.A.B. de C.V. (“IEnova”), a subsidiary of Sempra Energy. The transaction closed on December 15, 2016.

Located in the northeastern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, Ventika began commercial operation in April 2016 and is comprised of two 126 megawatt (MW) wind farms with a total capacity of 252 MW and 84 wind turbines.

“We are proud and grateful to assist such an important player in the Mexican power market, and for the opportunity to work alongside them to further Mexico’s efforts to move towards renewable power generation,” said Regina Legorreta Palomino.

The Thompson & Knight team included Claudio Rodríguez Galán and Regina Legorreta Palomino. Thompson & Knight’s global Renewable Energy Practice engages attorneys in the United States, Mexico, Algeria, and the United Kingdom and also applies the Firm’s experience in the global energy industry. To learn more, please click here.