Work Area: Capital markets & securities

BBVA issues first sustainable bonds in Uruguay

DLA Piper LLP in New York and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo have helped the Uruguayan branch of BBVA raise US$15 million in the country’s first sustainable bond issuance.

08 March 2021

Hogan Lovells LatAm partner moves to Womble Bond Dickinson

US-UK firm Womble Bond Dickinson LLP is making a play for Latin America, hiring an oil and gas and finance partner from Hogan Lovells LLP who previously held a senior role in that firm's Latin America practice.

05 March 2021

Mercado Livre launches fund under new banking regulation

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped the payment services platform of Brazilian e-commerce group Mercado Livre set up a receivables investment fund (FIDC) and make the fund's first issuance worth 1.1 billion reais (US$186 million), amid the implementation of new local financial regulation.

05 March 2021

Four firms in Marfrig’s US$3.25 billion debt transactions

Brazilian food processing company Marfrig has hired Linklaters in New York and Lefosse Advogados in São Paulo to issue debt and launch a tender offer, with both transactions combined worth US$3.25 billion.

05 March 2021

IDB Invest backs first sustainable bond programme in Central America

Allen & Overy LLP in New York and BLP (Costa Rica) have helped IDB Invest issue a credit guarantee facility to back Banco Promerica’s US$50 million sustainable bond programme, the first of its kind in Central America.

05 March 2021

Three firms in Unifin exchange and notes offering

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York has helped Mexican financial company Unifin complete an exchange offer and issue notes worth a combined US$528 million.

04 March 2021

América Móvil makes US$2.5 billion convertible bond issuance

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in London and New York and Mexican firm Bufete Robles Miaja, S.C. have helped Mexico’s América Móvil issue 2.1 billion euros (US$2.5 billion) worth of bonds, which can be swapped for shares in its Dutch-based subsidiary Koninklijke KPN.

03 March 2021

Salta becomes sixth Argentine province to restructure debt

DLA Piper LLP in New York and Buenos Aires has helped the province of Salta in northern Argentina reach an agreement with bondholders to restructure US$350 million of foreign debt.

02 March 2021

Four firms in e-commerce company Mosaico IPO

Milbank in New York and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo have helped Brazilian digital content and e-commerce company Mosaico launch an IPO worth 1.2 billion reais (US$218 million).

02 March 2021

Brazilian education IPO grades below target

Brazilian private education provider Cruzeiro do Sul Educacional has hired US firm Milbank and Lefosse Advogados in São Paulo to launch an IPO on the B3 stock exchange for 1.2 billion reais (US$228 million).

26 February 2021

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