Work Area: Capital markets & securities

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

Santander Chile makes debt issuances worth US$1.4 billion

Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York has helped Banco Santander Chile make three debt capital markets issuances, raising US$1.4 billion in total.

22 November 2021

Brazilian digital solutions business CI&T makes NYSE debut

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and São Paulo and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo have helped Brazilian digital solutions company CI&T raise US$225 million in an initial public offering on the New York stock exchange (NYSE).

19 November 2021

Rio street lights turn “green” with help from several firms

Rio de Janeiro’s public lighting concessionaire Smart RJ has hired White & Case LLP in New York and São Paulo and Demarest Advogados in São Paulo to raise 925 million reais (US$170 million) in a social bond issuance, the proceeds of which it will use make the city’s light infrastructure more eco-friendly.

18 November 2021

Vale sells stake in US fertiliser Mosaic

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and São Paulo has helped Brazilian iron and nickel giant Vale sell its entire stake in US fertiliser producer Mosaic for nearly US$1.3 billion.

18 November 2021

Haina issues DR’s first sustainability-linked bonds

Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York has helped Dominican power company Empresa Generadora de Electricidad Haina raise US$300 million in the country’s first sustainability-linked note offering.

17 November 2021

Nader Hayaux returns for Fibra Danhos debt programme

Nader, Hayaux y Goebel has helped Mexican real estate investment trust Fibra Danhos launch notes programme worth 8 billion pesos (US$394 million).

17 November 2021

Ecopetrol launches US$2 billion debt tap and shelf offering

Colombia’s largest oil company Ecopetrol has enlisted Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York and local firm Brigard Urrutia to make a US$2 billion debt issuance.

16 November 2021

Peruvian miner Minsur makes US$500 million debt offer

Peruvian mining company Minsur has relied on Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima to issue US$500 million worth of notes and make a concurrent tender offer.

15 November 2021

Get unlimited access to all Latin Lawyer content