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Venezuela faces arbitral annulment bid in trust case

Venezuela faces arbitral annulment bid in trust case

18 August 2017

A Barbadian trust manager has applied to annul an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) award rejecting its US$400 million claim against Venezuela - arguing that the tribunal erred when it concluded that a trustee lacked jurisdiction to bring a claim.

Vista makes landmark US$650 million IPO in Mexico

Vista makes landmark US$650 million IPO in Mexico

17 August 2017

Four offices of Latham & Watkins LLP and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC in Mexico City has helped Mexico's first publicly-traded energy investment company Vista Oil & Gas raise US$650 million in an initial public offering (IPO).

Uruguayan renewables developer obtains project finance

Uruguayan renewables developer obtains project finance

17 August 2017

Hughes & Hughes and White and Case LLP have helped a subsidiary of French renewable energy developer Akuo Energy and renewable energy operator Cubico Sustainable Investments Limited obtain US$82 million in credit from Export Development Canada and Caixabank.

Cleary and Ritch Mueller behind US$5 billion Pemex debt issuance

17 August 2017

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP has helped long-term client Pemex make a US$5 billion debt offering.

Shearman, Milbank, ARIFA and Alemán Cordero in bond sale

17 August 2017

Panamanian financial provider Banco General Banco General has hired Shearman and Sterling LLP and Panamanian firm Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega for a US$550 million bond sale.

Holland & Knight recruits LatAm partner from DLA

Holland & Knight recruits LatAm partner from DLA

16 August 2017

Holland & Knight LLP has hired corporate lawyer Emil Infante from DLA Piper LLP, after hiring a senior counsel from the same firm earlier this year.

Mexichem pays US$1.8 billion for Israeli irrigation company

Mexichem pays US$1.8 billion for Israeli irrigation company

16 August 2017

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP's New York, Palo Alto and Brussels offices have helped private equity firm Permira sell an Israeli irrigation systems company to Mexican petrochemicals and PVC manufacturer Mexichem for US$1.8 billion.

Cleary, Prieto, Hogan Lovells and Carey convene for mining refinancing

Cleary, Prieto, Hogan Lovells and Carey convene for mining refinancing

16 August 2017

Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Chilean firm Prieto Abogados have helped Chile's state-owned miner Codelco refinance a US$300 million loan.

Chilean fishery issues Norwegian bonds

16 August 2017

Carey has helped Chilean salmon farmer Nova Austral issue bonds worth US$300 million on the Norwegian stock market.

White & Case hires project finance partner from Allen & Overy

White & Case hires project finance partner from Allen & Overy

15 August 2017

White & Case LLP's New York office has hired a project finance partner from Allen & Overy LLP, in the second lateral partner hire by the firm's Latin America practice in three months.