Work Area: Capital markets & securities

Brazil’s VTEX hits above target in IPO

Brazilian software company VTEX has enlisted Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and São Paulo and Lefosse Advogados in São Paulo to raise US$361 million in an initial public offering on the New York stock exchange.

27 July 2021

Familiar firms in Nemak’s sustainability-linked debt tap

Paul Hasting LLP in New York has helped Mexican automotive parts manufacturer Nemak make its second sustainability-linked bond issuance in less than a month, raising 500 million euros (US$588 million).

27 July 2021

Brazilian gym chain Smart Fit launches IPO

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York and São Paulo and Brazilian firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados have helped Latin America’s largest gym chain Smart Fit raise 2.3 billion reais (US$450 million) in an initial public offering on the São Paulo stock exchange, B3.

26 July 2021

Guyer & Regules helps CVU in debt offering

Guyer & Regules has helped Corporación Vial del Uruguay (CVU), the country’s largest toll road concessionaire, raise US$150 million in a debt offering.

23 July 2021

Mexico offers more bonds linked to UN development goals

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York has advised the Republic of Mexico in its second issuance of sovereign bonds linked to the United Nations’ sustainable development goals in a deal worth 1.25 million euros (US$1.5 million).

22 July 2021

Argentine fertiliser maker issues inaugural bonds

Argentine fertiliser manufacturer Profertil has enlisted local law firm Severgnini, Robiola, Grinberg & Tombeur to make an inaugural bond issuance worth US$25 million.

22 July 2021

Brazil raises US$2.25 billion in sovereign issuance

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and São Paulo has helped the Republic of Brazil offer sovereign bonds worth US$2.25 billion.

21 July 2021

Familiar firms reunite for Chilean sovereign social bond

The Republic of Chile has hired Linklaters in New York and local law firm Morales & Besa to raise 1.5 trillion pesos (US$2 billion) in a sovereign social bond issuance.

16 July 2021

Agribusiness IPO hits target in Brazil

Mayer Brown LLP in New York and Chicago and Brazil’s Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown have helped local company Três Tentos Agroindustrial raise 1.3 billion reias (US$255 million) in an initial public offering on the São Paulo stock exchange, B3.

15 July 2021

Shearman hires LatAm counsel from Skadden

US law firm Shearman & Sterling LLP has strengthened its Latin America group by hiring a counsel from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, adding firepower to its corporate finance offering in the region.

13 July 2021

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