Work Area: Capital markets & securities

BTG Pactual taps international markets with sustainable bonds

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP offices in London, New York and São Paulo and Brazil's BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão have helped Brazilian financial institution BTG Pactual issue social green bonds worth US$500 million.

27 January 2021

Nader Hayaux in Grupo Elektra’s international capital markets debut

US firm Winston & Strawn, NautaDutilh in Luxembourg and Mexican firm Nader, Hayaux & Goebel have helped a subsidiary of local financial and retail corporation Grupo Elektra issue senior notes worth US$500 million.

26 January 2021

Elementia turns to Nader Hayaux for first Mexican debt programme

Cement maker Elementia has hired Nader, Hayaux & Goebel to structure its first debt programme in Mexico, worth 3 billion Mexican pesos (US$149 million).

25 January 2021

Mercado Libre joins the list of LatAm sustainable bond issuers

Four Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP offices and a group of Latin American law firms have helped Argentine e-commerce company Mercado Libre raise US$1.1 billion in an inaugural international debt tap, which included a tranche of sustainability-linked bonds worth US$400 million.

22 January 2021

Brazil’s Klabin follows Suzano with sustainability-linked bond offering

Brazilian paper producer Klabin has hired Clifford Chance LLP in São Paulo and local firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados to raise US$500 million in a sustainability-linked bond issuance, becoming the second Latin American company to issue such bonds in the international capital markets after Suzano.

21 January 2021

Latham poaches LatAm co-head from Clifford Chance

Latham & Watkins LLP has hired two partners from Clifford Chance LLP, including that firm’s former Latin America practice co-chair Gianluca Bacchiocchi, adding firepower to its regional corporate and finance practice.

20 January 2021

Argentine province Río Negro to save US$190 million after restructuring

Linklaters in New York and Tanoira Cassagne Abogados in Buenos Aires have helped Río Negro restructure US$300 million worth of foreign debt, which will save the Argentine province more than US$190 million.

18 January 2021

Pinheiro Guimarães steers first sustainability-linked bonds in Brazil

Brazilian beauty products distributor Cálamo Distribuidora De Produtos De Beleza has hired Pinheiro Guimarães to issue the first sustainability-linked bonds in the local market, raising 1 billion reais (US$196 million).

15 January 2021

Veirano adds two partners in São Paulo

Veirano Advogados has bolstered its public law offering by hiring a senior associate from Pinheiro Neto Advogados as partner, while also promoting a private equity and capital markets lawyer to the top rank.

13 January 2021

Software IPO falls short of target in Brazil

13 January 2021

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