Work Area: Aviation

Tocumen makes largest company bond offer on Panama’s Latinex

The operator of Panama City’s international airport Tocumen has hired three offices of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Icaza, González-Ruíz & Alemán in Panama City to issue bonds worth US$1.85 billion.

31 August 2021

Ecuador’s Spingarn & Marks adds partners with Robalino Law hires

Ecuadorean outfit Spingarn & Marks has strengthened its public law, natural resources and aviation offerings by hiring a group of lawyers from local firm Robalino Law, with two joining as partners.

21 July 2021

Private São Paulo airport goes international

Brazilian firms Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados and GAbdalla Advogados have helped local airport operator JHSF get approval to launch international flights from São Paulo’s Catarina Executive Airport, scooping up private investment worth 700 million reais (US$137 million) for the project.

08 July 2021

Ferrere helps Eastern Airlines get Montevideo-Miami route off the ground

Ferrere (Uruguay) has helped US aviation group Eastern Airlines obtain permission to launch a direct flight between the Uruguayan capital of Montevideo and Miami in the US state of Florida.

02 July 2021

Cleary and Mijares steer US$668 million airport tender offer in Mexico

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Mexico’s Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC have helped Aerodrome Infrastructure buy US$668 million worth of shares in local airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte in a simultaneous tender offer in Mexico and the US.

03 June 2021

Uruguay conditionally clears Iberia-Air Europa deal

Uruguay’s antitrust authority has imposed remedies on a merger for the first time as it conditionally approved Iberia’s proposed purchase of Air Europa.

19 April 2021

Lefosse and Spinelli help GOL restructuring take off

Lefosse Advogados has helped Brazilian low-cost airline GOL absorb its loyalty programme business Smiles Fidelidade as part of a corporate restructuring, in a deal worth 2.5 billion reais (US$441 million).

13 April 2021

Five firms help Azul transfer aircraft to US airline

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw in New York and Nantes Mello Advogados in São Paulo have helped Brazilian low-cost airline Azul transfer two Embraer aircraft to US counterpart Breeze.

30 March 2021

Ferrere helps resurrected Eastern Airlines launch Miami-Asunción flight

Florida-based Eastern Airlines has hired Ferrere (Paraguay) to obtain permission to set up a regular commercial route for passengers, cargo and mail between Miami and the Paraguayan capital of Asunción.

10 December 2020

Azul issues convertible debentures

Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo have helped Brazilian airline Azul issue convertible debentures for US$300 million to replace an alternative funding proposal from local development bank BNDES.

01 December 2020

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