Mr. Viana concentrates on project finance, corporate and acquisition finance and structured trade and export finance. He frequently represents project sponsors and developers as equity investors, owners and in their other commercial and financial roles in major infrastructure, natural-resource, industrial and energy projects and portfolios, from initial investment to exit. He has also represented the lead lenders, or the credit parties, in over 50 syndicated and other secured and unsecured credit facilities and capital markets offerings of various kinds involving Latin American projects or corporates valued at over US$50 billion.
Mr. Viana has a particular focus on investments involving Latin America, Spain and/or the United States. In Latin America, he has worked on cross-border debt and/or equity investment transactions involving Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay and Venezuela.
Mr. Viana also represents European and Latin American financial institutions and multinational companies in their investment, commercial and other business activities in the United States.