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Fradyn Suárez is a partner in King & Spalding’s Project Finance practice resident in the Miami office. Fradyn has more 20 years of experience representing stakeholders in connection with complex finance transactions and restructurings and other investments in the United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Her practice is mostly focused on project finance, with a concentration in development banks, infrastructure and energy. She has extensive experience working with both lenders and sponsor groups and regularly serves as finance counsel to various energy and infrastructure companies with investments in the United States and Latin America.

Fradyn is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Cuban American Bar Association, and the Hispanic National Bar Association. She is consistently recognized by Chambers, The Legal 500, Latinvex, and other leading directories for her extensive finance experience.

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Credentials

J.D., University of Florida, with honors

B.A., Smith College, with highest honors

Florida

Illinois

New York

Cuban American Bar Association

Hispanic National Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

Spanish

Named Acritas Star Lawyer


2021

Named "Top 100" Female Lawyers in Latin America


Latinvex, 2014 - present

Named Latin Lawyer 250, international category


Latin Lawyer magazine

Named Leading Lawyer


Chambers Latin America, Banking & Finance

Named Leading Lawyer


Legal 500 Latin America, Project Finance

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Recognition

Named Acritas Star Lawyer


2021

Named "Top 100" Female Lawyers in Latin America


Latinvex, 2014 - present

Named Latin Lawyer 250, international category


Latin Lawyer magazine

Named Leading Lawyer


Chambers Latin America, Banking & Finance

Named Leading Lawyer


Legal 500 Latin America, Project Finance

Matters

Advised Millicom International Cellular S.A. in connection with a $2.4 billion bridge facility to finance a strategic acquisition in Guatemala.

Advised Terminal Portuario Paracas S.A. in connection with the restructuring of a $183 million project financing for the Pisco Port in Peru.

Advised Millicom International Cellular S.A. and Telemóvil El Salvador, S.A. de C.V. in connection with a five-year, $100 million term loan facility.

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Advised Millicom International Cellular S.A. in connection with a $2.4 billion bridge facility to finance a strategic acquisition in Guatemala.

Advised Terminal Portuario Paracas S.A. in connection with the restructuring of a $183 million project financing for the Pisco Port in Peru.

Advised Millicom International Cellular S.A. and Telemóvil El Salvador, S.A. de C.V. in connection with a five-year, $100 million term loan facility.

Advised Millicom International Cellular S.A. in connection with a five-year, $100 million term loan facility.

Advised Millicom International Cellular S.A. in connection with a bridge loan facility with a syndicate of commercial banks.

Advised Millicom International Cellular S.A. and Millicom Cable Costa Rica, S.A., in connection with a 5-year, $125 million multi-currency term loan facility with a syndicate of five commercial banks.

Advised a leading cable and wireless services provider in Panama in connection with a 5-year $110 million financing.

Advised J.F. Lehman & Company, a leading middle-market private equity firm focused exclusively on the aerospace, defense, maritime, government and environmental sectors, in the acquisition of CTS Engines, LLC and CTS Testing, LLC.

Advised Millicom International Cellular S.A. in connection with a 5-year, $600 million revolving credit facility (the “Facility”) with a syndicate of 11 commercial banks.

Advised NSi Industries, LLC in its acquisition of Polaris Sales Co., LLC, d/b/a Polaris Electrical Connectors, an Odessa, Florida-based market leader of American-made pre-insulated multi-tap connectors.

Advised a financial holding company in connection with a secured term loan credit facility provided to a mid-market hedge fund that invests in asset-backed securities, mortgage servicing rights, and other mortgage and consumer-related assets.

Advised a financial holding company in connection with a secured term loan credit facility provided to a mid-market private equity fund that invests in asset-backed securities, mortgage servicing rights, and other mortgage and consumer-related assets.

Advised Sacyr Concesiones S.L., as sponsor, Unión Vial Río Pamplonita S.A.S., as concessionaire, and Fideicomiso Unión Vial Río Pamplonita S.A.S., as borrower, in connection with a $451.5 million long-term project financing, consisting of a U.S. dollar tranche and Colombian Peso debt tranches, provided by a syndicate of major financial institutions led by Deutsche Bank AG, New York Branch and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.

Advised Telefónica Celular del Paraguay S.A.E. (“Telecel”) in connection with a $250 million Rule 144A and Regulation S re-tap offering to Telecel’s $300 million 5.875% Senior Notes due 2027 issued in April 2019.

Advised Cable Onda, a Panamanian subsidiary of Millicom International Cellular, in connection with a Rule 144A and Regulation S offering of $600 million aggregate principal amount of 4.500% Senior Notes due 2030.

Advised Concesionaria Vial Union del Sur, as concessionaire, Patrimonio Autonomo Union del Sur, as borrower, and Sacyr Concesiones S.L. and Herdoiza Crespo Construcciones S.A., as sponsors, in connection with a $575 million long term financing to, among other things, repay a bridge loan facility and fund design, construction, operation and maintenance costs for a toll road in Colombia between the cities of Pasto and Ipiales, near the Rumichaca border crossing to Ecuador.

Advised Grupo Kuo, S.A.B. de C.V., a Mexico-based industrial and commercial global holding company, and its subsidiaries in connection with a US$300 million multi-draw revolving loan financing comprised of a U.S. dollar tranche and a Mexican Peso tranche provided by a syndicate of major financial institutions.

Advised Grupo Kuo, S.A.B. de C.V., a Mexico-based industrial and commercial global holding company, in connection with a US$175 million senior unsecured term loan provided by Bank of America, N.A.

Advised Teyma Sociedad de Inversion, S.A. and certain other subsidiaries of Abengoa S.A. in Uruguay ("Teyma Group") in connection with a $45 million financing provided by Newfoundland Capital Management to fund the purchase of the Teyma Group's outstanding financial debt and provide additional liquidity to the Abengoa Group for the development of current and future projects in Uruguay.

Advised Sacyr S.A. and Herdoiza Crespo Construcciones S.A., as sponsors, in connection with a bridge loan financing for the Rumichaca-Pasto road project located in Colombia.

Advised Terminal Portuario Paracas S.A., as concessionaire, and Servinoga S.L, Pattac Empreendimentos e Participações S.A., and Tucumann Engenharia e Empreendimentos Ltda., as sponsors, in connection with a $183 million long term financing to fund construction costs relating to the expansion of the Pisco port in Peru.

Advised Millicom International Cellular S.A. and its subsidiary Telefonica Celular del Paraguay S.A. in the sale of approximately 1,400 wireless communications towers to a subsidiary of American Tower Corporation ("ATC") in Paraguay for approximately Gs700 billion (US$125 million) in cash.

Matters

Advised Millicom International Cellular S.A. in connection with a $2.4 billion bridge facility to finance a strategic acquisition in Guatemala.

Advised Terminal Portuario Paracas S.A. in connection with the restructuring of a $183 million project financing for the Pisco Port in Peru.

Advised Millicom International Cellular S.A. and Telemóvil El Salvador, S.A. de C.V. in connection with a five-year, $100 million term loan facility.

See more
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Matters

Advised Millicom International Cellular S.A. in connection with a $2.4 billion bridge facility to finance a strategic acquisition in Guatemala.

Advised Terminal Portuario Paracas S.A. in connection with the restructuring of a $183 million project financing for the Pisco Port in Peru.

Advised Millicom International Cellular S.A. and Telemóvil El Salvador, S.A. de C.V. in connection with a five-year, $100 million term loan facility.

Advised Millicom International Cellular S.A. in connection with a five-year, $100 million term loan facility.

Advised Millicom International Cellular S.A. in connection with a bridge loan facility with a syndicate of commercial banks.

Advised Millicom International Cellular S.A. and Millicom Cable Costa Rica, S.A., in connection with a 5-year, $125 million multi-currency term loan facility with a syndicate of five commercial banks.

Advised a leading cable and wireless services provider in Panama in connection with a 5-year $110 million financing.

Advised J.F. Lehman & Company, a leading middle-market private equity firm focused exclusively on the aerospace, defense, maritime, government and environmental sectors, in the acquisition of CTS Engines, LLC and CTS Testing, LLC.

Advised Millicom International Cellular S.A. in connection with a 5-year, $600 million revolving credit facility (the “Facility”) with a syndicate of 11 commercial banks.

Advised NSi Industries, LLC in its acquisition of Polaris Sales Co., LLC, d/b/a Polaris Electrical Connectors, an Odessa, Florida-based market leader of American-made pre-insulated multi-tap connectors.

Advised a financial holding company in connection with a secured term loan credit facility provided to a mid-market hedge fund that invests in asset-backed securities, mortgage servicing rights, and other mortgage and consumer-related assets.

Advised a financial holding company in connection with a secured term loan credit facility provided to a mid-market private equity fund that invests in asset-backed securities, mortgage servicing rights, and other mortgage and consumer-related assets.

Advised Sacyr Concesiones S.L., as sponsor, Unión Vial Río Pamplonita S.A.S., as concessionaire, and Fideicomiso Unión Vial Río Pamplonita S.A.S., as borrower, in connection with a $451.5 million long-term project financing, consisting of a U.S. dollar tranche and Colombian Peso debt tranches, provided by a syndicate of major financial institutions led by Deutsche Bank AG, New York Branch and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.

Advised Telefónica Celular del Paraguay S.A.E. (“Telecel”) in connection with a $250 million Rule 144A and Regulation S re-tap offering to Telecel’s $300 million 5.875% Senior Notes due 2027 issued in April 2019.

Advised Cable Onda, a Panamanian subsidiary of Millicom International Cellular, in connection with a Rule 144A and Regulation S offering of $600 million aggregate principal amount of 4.500% Senior Notes due 2030.

Advised Concesionaria Vial Union del Sur, as concessionaire, Patrimonio Autonomo Union del Sur, as borrower, and Sacyr Concesiones S.L. and Herdoiza Crespo Construcciones S.A., as sponsors, in connection with a $575 million long term financing to, among other things, repay a bridge loan facility and fund design, construction, operation and maintenance costs for a toll road in Colombia between the cities of Pasto and Ipiales, near the Rumichaca border crossing to Ecuador.

Advised Grupo Kuo, S.A.B. de C.V., a Mexico-based industrial and commercial global holding company, and its subsidiaries in connection with a US$300 million multi-draw revolving loan financing comprised of a U.S. dollar tranche and a Mexican Peso tranche provided by a syndicate of major financial institutions.

Advised Grupo Kuo, S.A.B. de C.V., a Mexico-based industrial and commercial global holding company, in connection with a US$175 million senior unsecured term loan provided by Bank of America, N.A.

Advised Teyma Sociedad de Inversion, S.A. and certain other subsidiaries of Abengoa S.A. in Uruguay ("Teyma Group") in connection with a $45 million financing provided by Newfoundland Capital Management to fund the purchase of the Teyma Group's outstanding financial debt and provide additional liquidity to the Abengoa Group for the development of current and future projects in Uruguay.

Advised Sacyr S.A. and Herdoiza Crespo Construcciones S.A., as sponsors, in connection with a bridge loan financing for the Rumichaca-Pasto road project located in Colombia.

Advised Terminal Portuario Paracas S.A., as concessionaire, and Servinoga S.L, Pattac Empreendimentos e Participações S.A., and Tucumann Engenharia e Empreendimentos Ltda., as sponsors, in connection with a $183 million long term financing to fund construction costs relating to the expansion of the Pisco port in Peru.

Advised Millicom International Cellular S.A. and its subsidiary Telefonica Celular del Paraguay S.A. in the sale of approximately 1,400 wireless communications towers to a subsidiary of American Tower Corporation ("ATC") in Paraguay for approximately Gs700 billion (US$125 million) in cash.

Credentials

J.D., University of Florida, with honors

B.A., Smith College, with highest honors

Florida

Illinois

New York

Cuban American Bar Association

Hispanic National Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

Spanish

Named Acritas Star Lawyer


2021

Named "Top 100" Female Lawyers in Latin America


Latinvex, 2014 - present

Named Latin Lawyer 250, international category


Latin Lawyer magazine

Named Leading Lawyer


Chambers Latin America, Banking & Finance

Named Leading Lawyer


Legal 500 Latin America, Project Finance

Icon close

Close

Recognition

Named Acritas Star Lawyer


2021

Named "Top 100" Female Lawyers in Latin America


Latinvex, 2014 - present

Named Latin Lawyer 250, international category


Latin Lawyer magazine

Named Leading Lawyer


Chambers Latin America, Banking & Finance

Named Leading Lawyer


Legal 500 Latin America, Project Finance