Work Area: Capital markets & securities

CSN’s mining arm raises US$968 million in IPO

Milbank in São Paulo and New York and Pinheiro Guimarães in São Paulo have helped the mining unit of Brazilian steelmaker CSN raise 5.2 billion reais (US$968 million) in an initial public offering on the B3 stock exchange, the largest Brazilian IPO so far in 2021.

24 February 2021

Bolivia settles steel dispute with Chinese state entities

Bolivia has settled a dispute with Chinese state-owned steelmakers over the suspension of construction works for an iron ore processing plant.

24 February 2021

BTG Pactual makes follow-on offering

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in São Paulo and New York and Brazil’s BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão have helped BTG Pactual raise 2.6 billion reais (US$475 million) in a follow-on offering.

24 February 2021

Lifetime Achievement Award: Antonia Stolper

Over nearly three decades, Antonia Stolper – head of Shearman & Sterling LLP’s Latin America affinity group – has made a name for herself as a force of nature in the region’s capital markets space, as well as driving conversations about pro bono and gender diversity. We speak to the winner of Latin Lawyer’s Lifetime Achievement Award, as she steps back from Shearman’s partnership to become of counsel.

23 February 2021

US asset manager gets green financing to fund Uruguayan solar

US asset manager Hudson Sustainable Group has hired Greenberg Traurig LLP in New York and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo to raise US$107 million in a green financing to fund the operations of six solar farms in Uruguay.

23 February 2021

Petroperú gets financing to complete Talara upgrade

Clifford Chance LLP in New York and Peru’s Rubio Leguía Normand have helped state-owned oil company Petroperú raise US$1 billion in a bond issuance to complete the modernisation of its Talara oil refinery.

22 February 2021

Four firms in Locaweb follow-on offering

Mayer Brown LLP in New York and Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown in São Paulo have helped local internet services company Locaweb raise US$511 million in follow-on offering on the B3 stock exchange.

22 February 2021

Brazil’s Simpar makes US$625 million in sustainability-linked bond issue

Brazilian logistics company Simpar has called on Milbank in São Paulo and New York and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo to raise US$625 million in a sustainability-linked bond issuance and launch a concurrent tender offer.

19 February 2021

Interior design company Westwing makes B3 IPO

Brazilian interior design company Westwing has hired two Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP offices and Lefosse Advogados in São Paulo to raise 1 billion reais (US$193 million) in an initial public offering on the B3 stock exchange that priced close to the top of the expected price range.

18 February 2021

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