Work Area: Capital markets & securities

Davis Polk and Pinheiro Neto in Cosan restructuring

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in São Paulo and New York and Brazilian firm Pinheiro Neto Advogados have helped local conglomerate Cosan simplify its corporate structure.

19 March 2021

Santander Chile calls on Davis Polk for social bond offering

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York has helped the Chilean branch of Banco Santander issue social bonds for US$100 million, which it will use to support local women-run small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

18 March 2021

Garrigues steers Chilean car insurer’s first debt issuance

Garrigues (Chile) has helped local car financing company Global Soluciones Financieras set up its first-ever bond programme, worth US$120 million, and make its inaugural issuance.

18 March 2021

Movida follows parent company with sustainability-linked bonds

Brazilian car rental company Movida has hired Milbank in São Paulo and New York and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo to raise US$500 million in a sustainability-linked bond issuance, which also marks the company’s first international debt tap.

12 March 2021

Seven LatAm firms in Spanish tech company Atento’s debt tap

Multiple law firms – seven from Latin America – have helped Spanish business technology company Atento issue US$500 million worth of notes.

12 March 2021

Five firms in historic US$2 billion YPF bond exchange offer

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi in Buenos Aires have helped Argentine state-controlled oil company YPF issue US$2 billion worth of bonds as part of a historic exchange offer.

11 March 2021

Fiorito Murray and EGFA in Argentina’s first sustainable bond issuance

Argentine law firm Fiorito, Murray & Díaz Cordero has helped real estate company Plaza Logística issue the first sustainable bonds in the local market, raising 1.8 billion Argentine pesos (US$20 million).

11 March 2021

Four firms steer maritime IPO in Brazil

White & Case LLP in São Paulo and Miami and Brazil’s Lefosse Advogados have helped local maritime company OceanPact raise 1.1 billion reais (US$182 million) in an IPO, which priced at the bottom end of the target range.

11 March 2021

Peru’s Volcan makes debt issuance and tender offer

Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York and Peruvian firm Payet, Rey, Cauvi, Pérez Abogados have helped local mining company Volcan issue debt and launch a tender offer, with both transactions worth US$600 million.

10 March 2021

Holland & Knight hires first DFC general counsel as partner

Holland & Knight LLP has added firepower to its Latin America practice by hiring the former general counsel of the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC).

08 March 2021

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