Work Area: Capital markets & securities

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

Bus concessionaires in Bogotá issue sustainable bonds

Baker McKenzie LLP offices in the US and Bogotá have helped three Colombian bus concessionaires raise US$126 million in a sustainable bond offering to fund the purchase of new public transport vehicles.

26 November 2021

Cleary and Davis Polk return for MercadoLibre equity issuance

Argentine e-commerce giant MercadoLibre has enlisted Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York to raise nearly US$1.6 billion in an equity offering.

25 November 2021

3R Petroleum raises US$437 million in follow-on offer

Brazilian oil company 3R Petroleum has enlisted Milbank in New York and São Paulo and local firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados to sell shares for 2.4 billion reais (US$437 million) in a follow-on offering on the B3 stock exchange.

25 November 2021

Machado Meyer and Cescon Barrieu in inaugural hospital debt offer

Brazilian healthcare company Hospital Mater Dei has hired Machado Meyer Advogados to issue its first-ever debentures, raising 700 million reais (US$125 million).

24 November 2021

Brazilian tech company Semantix combines with US SPAC

Brazilian data software platform Semantix has hired three offices of US firm Skadden, Arps, Slate & Meagher & Flom LLP and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo to combine with Alpha Capital, a technology-focused special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) in New York.

23 November 2021

Agribusiness issues green bonds in Brazil

Brazilian agribusiness Caramuru Alimentos has enlisted Cascione Pulino Boulos Advogados to issue green bonds worth 355 million reais (US$63 million).

23 November 2021

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