Carlos A. Solé, III

Deputy Department Chair - Global Projects (Firmwide) Partner

carlos.sole@bakerbotts.com

Houston

P: +1.713.229.1574 F: +1.713.229.2874
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Carlos Solé serves as Deputy Department Chair, Global Projects Department and Chair of the firm's Latin America Practice and concentrates his practice on domestic and international corporate and finance transactions, with a particular focus on the energy industry. Mr. Solé represents clients in the structuring, negotiation and documentation of a diverse range of energy-related project development, merger and acquisition, financing and commodity sales transactions in the natural gas, petroleum and power sectors.

In 2014, Mr. Solé was named one of Latin America’s Top 100 lawyers by Latinvex, and Legal 500 Latin America 2014 recognized Mr. Solé for his Projects & Energy practice.

Mr. Solé is a native speaker of Spanish.

Related Experience

  • Various entities in the negotiation, documentation and structuring of domestic and international merger and acquisition and joint venture transactions, primarily involving energy infrastructure assets 
  • Developers and lenders in non-recourse energy project financings, including the negotiation, documentation and structuring of credit, loan and security agreements 
  • Independent power producers in the negotiation and drafting of such project-related documents as consortium, fuel supply, interconnection, joint development, project company, power sales and real estate agreements 
  • Sponsors of LNG projects in their underlying project agreements, including their shipping arrangements 
  • North American energy marketing and trading enterprises in the negotiation and documentation of natural gas and power sales transactions 
  • Various entities in the negotiation, documentation and structuring of major equipment and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts for power plant, natural gas and offshore petroleum projects in the United States and Latin America 
  • Lenders in various cross-border financing transactions in Mexico, Argentina, Brazil and other Latin American countries 
  • U.S. and other multinational enterprises in the establishment of cross-border manufacturing operations in Mexico and Central America 

Awards

Ranked for Latin American Investment in Chambers USA, 2015

Awards & Community

Recommended by Chambers USA, 2016, 2017 & 2018

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US-Mexico Energy Outlook under the Trump Administration Webinar

As the Trump administration takes office, and with the intense spotlight on US-Mexico relations, it is important to consider and understand the energy elements of the bilateral relationship. Indeed, thanks to advances in both countries, Mexico and the US have grown increasingly interconnected in terms of oil and natural gas but also electricity trade.