Work Area: Capital markets & securities

Colombian 4G toll road gets landmark cross-border financing

Vinson & Elkins LLP in New York and Baker McKenzie (Colombia) have helped Mexican infrastructure group Aleatica obtain a multi-tranche financing worth 2.7 trillion Colombian pesos (US$747 million) to develop a toll road – Autopista Río Magdalena 2 – in northern Colombia.

13 July 2021

Familiar firms return for another Dominican sovereign issuance

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in São Paulo and New York has helped the Dominican Republic offer sovereign bonds and redeem previously issued debt in a deal worth some US$3.7 billion.

13 July 2021

Familiar firms return for Suzano sustainability-linked bond

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and São Paulo has helped Brazilian pulp and paper giant Suzano complete another issuance of sustainability-linked notes, this time worth US$1 billion.

12 July 2021

TozziniFreire hires Pinheiro Neto counsel as partner

Brazil’s TozziniFreire Advogados has appointed its third partner in less than a month by recruiting a counsel from Pinheiro Neto Advogados, strengthening its M&A and capital markets practices.

09 July 2021

Argentina’s largest dairy producer swerves default with bond swap

Argentina’s largest dairy company, Mastellone Hermanos, has hired Linklaters in New York and local firm Cibils, Labougle, Ibañez Abogados to swap bonds worth US$164 million with newly issued notes to restructure part of its US$200 million debt pile.

09 July 2021

Banco Inter makes US$1.1 billion equity offering

Brazil’s Banco Inter has hired Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and São Paulo and local law firm Machado Meyer Advogados to issue shares for 5.5 billion reais (US$1.1 billion).

08 July 2021

Five firms help Chilean wind farm operator to green bond offering

US law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP and Barros, Silva, Varela & Vigil in Santiago have helped renewables company Inversiones Latin America Power (LAP) issue green bonds worth US$404 million.

08 July 2021

Pinheiro Guimarães and Cescon Barrieu guide Rio Paraná Energia debt issuance

Brazilian law firm Pinheiro Guimarães has helped Rio Paraná Energia raise 845 million reais (US$168 million) in an issuance of infrastructure debentures to upgrade two hydroelectric power stations.

08 July 2021

Mexico’s Nemak makes sustainability-linked debt tap

Mexican automotive parts manufacturer Nemak has enlisted Paul Hastings LLP in New York to raise US$500 million in a sustainability-linked bond issuance.

07 July 2021

Morales & Besa appoints capital markets partner

Morales & Besa has promoted one lawyer to partner, strengthening its capital markets department.

06 July 2021

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