Work Area: Capital markets & securities

Demarest appoints 11 new partners

Demarest Advogados has appointed 11 lawyers to partner, representing the Brazilian Elite firm’s largest promotion ever.

09 December 2021

JBS issues sustainability-linked bonds in dual offering

Brazilian beef packer JBS has hired Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York, three offices of White & Case LLP and Lefosse Advogados in São Paulo to raise US$2 billion in two bond issuances, including a sustainability-linked tranche.

09 December 2021

Brazilian-backed SPAC seeks LatAm partner after IPO

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York, São Paulo and Washington, DC has helped a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) sponsored by Brazilian asset management fund Crescera Capital go public with a US$201 million initial public offering in the US.

08 December 2021

Demarest and Cleary help first Brazilian SPAC register with CVM

Demarest Advogados in São Paulo and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in São Paulo and New York have helped Brazil’s first special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), sponsored by US consultancy group Alvarez & Marsal, register with the South American country’s securities and exchange commission, CVM.

07 December 2021

IDB Invest backs private placement by Uruguayan dairy trust

A Uruguayan trust focused on funding investments in local dairy producers has enlisted Posadas, Posadas & Vecino to make a private placement worth US$40 million.

03 December 2021

Familiar firms return for Peru’s sovereign social bonds

Paul Hastings LLP in New York and Rebaza, Alcázar & De las Casas in Lima have helped the Republic of Peru raise 1 billion euros (US$1.1 billion) in a sovereign social bond issuance, less than a month after it offered its first sustainable debt.

02 December 2021

Simpson Thacher appoints partner in Brazil

US firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP has added firepower to its Latin American capital markets offering by promoting a counsel to partner in São Paulo.

01 December 2021

AEGEA raises US$1.6 billion to fund Rio water concessions

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped Brazilian water company AEGEA Saneamento issue 7.8 billion reais (US$1.6 billion) worth of debentures to fund expenses related to two water concessions in Rio de Janeiro.

30 November 2021

Colombian gold miner makes dual IPO in Toronto and Bogotá

Gowling WLG LLP in Canada and DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán in Bogotá have helped Medellín-based gold mining company Mineros launch a dual initial public offering in Toronto and Bogotá, raising a total of US$31.5 million.

29 November 2021

Machado Meyer and Cescon Barrieu steer motorway financing

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped Brazilian road concessionaire Autopista Litoral Sul raise 2 billion reais (US$367 million) by issuing debentures.

29 November 2021

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