WB seeks consultants for PPP transmission project in Mexico

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WB seeks consultants for PPP transmission project in Mexico

The Advisory Services in Public Private Partnership department of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, is being considered as the lead advisor to structure and implement a PPP solution for an electricity transmission project in Mexico.

IFC is currently looking for a Technical Advisor, a Legal Advisor and a Financial Advisor to collaborate with IFC Public Private Partnerships Advisory Team in the structuring and tendering of a PPP solution for an electricity transmission project in Mexico. 

The project entails the construction and operation of a 600 kilometers +/500kV 3,000 MW bipolar HVDC line (the Main Line), and the secondary lines in alternate current, which will connect the Main Line with Mexico City.

The role of the Technical Advisor will be to review the existing technical studies, carry out all complementary studies required to complete the due diligence, provide specific technical and commercial advice in relation to the transaction, provide technical inputs for the bidding documents, and support IFC during bidding process.

The role of the Legal Advisor will be to provide legal and commercial advice in relation to the contractual structure of the PPP, develop the bidding documents for the Project in accordance with Mexican PPP legal framework, and support IFC during the bidding process.

The role of the financial advisor will be:

  • (i) provide financial and commercial advice in relation to the contractual structure of the PPP;
  • (ii) develop the transaction financial model and support IFC in designing the structure of the transaction;
  • (iii) support IFC and its legal advisors in the development of the transactions bidding documents.

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