Work Area: Capital markets & securities

Four firms in Brazilian mobile technology IPO

Hogan Lovells LLP in São Paulo and New York and Brazilian firm BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão have helped local mobile content company Bemobi launch an IPO worth 1.3 billion reais (US$234 million) on the B3 stock exchange.

17 February 2021

Several firms in Brazilian lorry rental IPO

Two Milbank offices and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo have helped Brazilian lorry rental company Vamos launch an IPO on the B3 stock exchange worth 1.1 billion reais (US$221 million).

16 February 2021

Brazilian energy IPO misses target

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Demarest Advogados in São Paulo have helped Brazil’s Focus Energia raise 887 million reais (US$165 million) in an IPO to fund the construction of solar projects.

15 February 2021

Paraguay and Dominican Republic issue sovereign debt

A slew of international and Latin American law firms has advised on two separate sovereign bond issuances made by the Dominican Republic and Paraguay, in which the countries raised US$3.3 billion.

15 February 2021

Several firms steer YPF bond exchange

Argentine oil company YPF has secured approval from noteholders to exchange debt maturing next month, with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and local firm Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi advising the company and a quartet of firms including Clifford Chance LLP, Bomchil, Dechert and DLA Piper (Argentina) acting for creditor groups.

12 February 2021

Mexico’s CFE and Cemex raise billions of dollars in debt

Several international and Mexican law firms have helped state-owned utility company Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) and cement maker Cemex raise US$3.75 billion in two separate debt issuances.

12 February 2021

Brazilian components retailer launches IPO

Brazilian electrical components retailer Intelbras has hired the São Paulo offices of Paul Hastings LLP and Trench Rossi Watanabe to raise 1.1 billion reais (US$210 million) in an IPO on the B3 stock exchange.

11 February 2021

Guatemala’s Banco Industrial makes US$300 million debt tap

Guatemala’s largest financial institution Banco Industrial has hired Hogan Lovells LLP in New York and Mayora & Mayora SC (Guatemala) to raise US$300 million in an international debt issuance.

10 February 2021

Four firms in Brazil’s Vinci Partners Nasdaq IPO

Brazilian private equity investor Vinci Partners has called on three Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP offices and local firm BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão to raise US$250 million in an IPO on the Nasdaq stock exchange, valuing at the higher end of the price range.

09 February 2021

CAF makes largest euro-denominated note issuance

Latham & Watkins LLP in Chicago, Dubai and New York has helped the Latin American Development Bank, CAF, raise 1.25 billion euros (US$1.5 billion) in a debt issuance to support economic development in Latin America amid the ongoing covid-19 pandemic.

09 February 2021

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