Work Area: Capital markets & securities

Brazilian firms cement Petrobras divestment of Liquigás

Several Brazilian firms have helped a group of companies led by local investor Itaúsa acquire Petrobras’ former gas distribution company, Liquigás, after placing a joint winning bid of 4 billion reais (US$770 million) for the assets.

11 January 2021

Several firms help XP raise US$1.2 billion in equity offering

The São Paulo and New York offices of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP and Brazil’s BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão have helped Brazilian financial services group XP raise US$1.2 billion in a follow-on equity offering.

08 January 2021

González Calvillo in unprecedented green bond issuance

Mexican firm González Calvillo, SC has helped real estate investment trust Fibra Prologis place green bonds worth US$375 million on the Mexican Stock Exchange – the first dollar-dominated green bonds ever in Mexico.

08 January 2021

Garrigues and Miranda & Amado in Peru’s first gender bonds

Miranda & Amado has advised financial group Caja Arequipa on its issuance of Peru’s first social bonds seeking to help empower women and bring greater gender equality to business.

06 January 2021

Paraguay’s Banco Continental in novel sustainability finance

Milbank in New York and Ferrere (Paraguay) have helped Paraguay’s Banco Continental raise US$300 million in a sustainability bond issuance, becoming Latin America’s first financial institution to issue such bonds.

06 January 2021

Multiple firms on Brazilian biofuel company’s first green bonds

Milbank in New York and São Paulo, Arendt & Medernach in Luxembourg, Brazil’s Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados and TozziniFreire Advogados in São Paulo have helped the subsidiary of Brazilian biofuel company FS Bioenergia issue green bonds for US$550 million.

05 January 2021

Hughes Hubbard hires Veirano partner

US law firm Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP has hired a corporate partner from Brazilian law firm Veirano Advogados, strengthening its Latin America group in New York.

04 January 2021

Simpson Thacher promotes one to counsel in São Paulo

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP has bolstered its Latin America capabilities by promoting a corporate lawyer to counsel in its São Paulo office.

04 January 2021

Six firms help Argentine province of Chubut restructure debt

The Argentine province of Chubut has hired DLA Piper LLP in New York and Buenos Aires to reach a restructuring agreement for US$650 million worth of international debt with bondholders.

04 January 2021

Brazil raises US$2.5 billion in sovereign re-tap

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and São Paulo has helped the Republic of Brazil make a US$2.5 billion debt tap by re-opening previously issued bonds.

04 January 2021

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