Bio

Tereza Widmar works primarily on structuring, developing, financing and acquiring energy and infrastructure projects globally.

Her representative matters have included:

  • SunEdison, Inc. in the:
    • sale of solar PV projects located in Brazil, Chile, Mexico and Uruguay to Actis Capital, comprising 578 MW of operating projects and 1,000 MW of projects in the early stages of development through a series of separate multifaceted, multijurisdictional restructurings and sale transactions, including a sale transaction in Mexico (as well as the sale of its equity interest in a wind project company in Mexico); two separate sales in Brazil; one transaction in Uruguay; and one transaction in Chile with multiple, bespoke closings. This deal was named Restructuring of the Year for 2017 by LatinFinance and Latin America M&A Deal of the Year by Power Finance & Risk;
    • $144 million sale of renewable energy projects in California, Hawaii, Maine, Texas and Utah totaling 2.1 gigawatts to NRG Energy, Inc. This transaction was named North America Power M&A Deal of 2016 by Power Finance & Risk;
    • restructuring and sale of three projects in Honduras to Globaleq Mesoamerica Energy S.A; and
    • $43 million sale of its equity interests in TerraForm Private, LLC, a holding company jointly owned with John Hancock Life Insurance Company and DIF Infrastructure Americas;
  • Brookfield Infrastructure Partners in the acquisition of co-controlling interests in two natural gas pipelines in Mexico from affiliates of BlackRock, Inc.;
  • InterGen in the $1.3 billion sale of its power generation and natural gas business in Mexico to Actis LLP. This transaction was named 2018 Latin American M&A Deal of the Year by IJGlobal;
  • Sonnedix in its $99 million nonrecourse debt project financing provided by Corporacion Andina de Fomento (CAF) – Banco de Desarrollo de América Latina and Banco BICE and Banco Security for its 171 MW Atacama Solar PV plant in Chile;
  • Silver Point Capital, L.P. in the sale of its interest in oil and gas properties off the coast of Southern California to Memorial Production Partners LP;
  • Dynegy Inc. in its $3.3 billion acquisition of the United States fossil portfolio of Engie S.A., including the formation of a joint venture with Energy Capital Partners (ECP) to acquire the portfolio and Dynegy’s related $150 million sale of common stock to an affiliate of ECP. In connection with the closing of the transaction, Dynegy acquired ECP’s 35 percent interest in the joint venture and owns 100 percent of the acquired business;
  • Enel Green Power S.p.A. in its $250 million acquisition via a tender offer of EnerNOC, Inc.;
  • Mariah Acquisition, LLC in the sale of its 230.4 MW wind-powered electric generating facility to be constructed in Parmer County, Texas; and
  • EDF Renewable Energy in its acquisition of groSolar.

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2015
  • M.A., University of Pennsylvania, School of Arts & Sciences, 2015
  • B.A., University of Chicago, 2009

Admissions

  • Texas
  • District of Columbia

Languages

  • Spanish (fluent)
  • Portuguese (fluent)

Tereza Widmar

Associate, Energy and Infrastructure Projects
tereza.widmar@skadden.com