Work Area: Capital markets & securities

Buenos Aires province restructures US$7.2 billion debt

The province of Buenos Aires has hired three offices of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and DLA Piper (Argentina) to restructure US$7.2 billion worth of debt, which it defaulted on more than a year ago.

17 September 2021

Chile’s EFE raises US$500 million in global debt tap

Chilean state-owned railway company Empresa de los Ferrocarriles del Estado (EFE) has enlisted Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York and Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos in Santiago to make a bond issuance worth US$500 million.

16 September 2021

Bruchou and Beccar Varela steer Vista debt issuance

Argentina’s Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi has helped the local division of Mexico’s Vista Oil & Gas issue US$110 million worth of notes.

14 September 2021

Argentina's CLISA inks US$322 million consent solicitation

Clifford Chance LLP in New York and São Paulo and CROZ Roberts | Domínguez | Carassai Tax & Legal in Buenos Aires have helped Argentine infrastructure group Compañía Latinoamericana de Infraestructura & Servicios (CLISA) sign a consent solicitation agreement with bondholders to extend the maturity of existing debt worth US$322 million.

13 September 2021

Brazilian health company Athena makes inaugural issuance

Brazilian healthcare company Athena Saúde has turned to Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to issue its first-ever debentures, raising 1 billion reais (US$187 million).

10 September 2021

Brazil’s Algar Telecom acquires counterpart and issues debentures

Several Brazilian firms have advised on Algar Telcom’s 600 million reais (US$114 million) acquisition of counterpart Vogel, as well as the buyer’s issuance of debentures.

09 September 2021

Paul Hastings hires from Machado Meyer in São Paulo

Paul Hastings LLP has strengthened its capital markets group in Latin America by hiring a partner from Brazilian Latin Lawyer Elite firm Machado Meyer Advogados.

08 September 2021

Brazilian private medical group misses target in IPO

Brazilian private medical group Oncoclínicas has hired Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados to launch an initial public offering, raising 2.7 billion reais (US$518 million).

08 September 2021

TozziniFreire helps BTG Pactual launch impact fund

BTG Pactual has turned to TozziniFreire Advogados to launch a positive impact investment fund, which raised 542 million reais (US$104 million) in its first offering.

08 September 2021

Agribusiness Vittia gets third time lucky with IPO

Brazilian fertiliser maker Vittia has hired Machado Meyer Advogados in São Paulo to raise 382 million reais (US$74 million) in an IPO on the B3 stock exchange, which was the company’s third attempt in the past six months.

07 September 2021

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