Work Area: Capital markets & securities

Codere becomes LatAm’s first listed gambling group

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in Madrid, New York and London has helped Spanish gambling company Codere Online combine with a Mexican special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) in a US$350 million deal that creates Latin America’s first listed gaming operator.

24 June 2021

Advent invests US$400 million in Brazil’s Ebanx

US private equity firm Advent International has relied on Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Palo Alto and Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo to invest US$400 million in Brazilian payment company Ebanx.

24 June 2021

BTG Pactual issues shares, buys assets in deals worth US$732 million

A slew of international and local firms have helped Brazilian bank BTG Pactual make a follow-on offering and acquire stock brokerage assets in two separate transactions worth US$732 million in total.

23 June 2021

Nader Hayaux helps Fibra Storage set up bond programme

Mexican real estate investment trust Fibra Storage has relied on local law firm Nader, Hayaux & Goebel to establish its first bond programme – worth 3 billion Mexican pesos (US$152 million) – and make two green bond issuances.

23 June 2021

Azul makes US$600 million issuance

The investment services subsidiary of Brazilian carrier Azul has relied on Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York and São Paulo and Brazilian law firm Pinheiro Neto Advogados to issue US$600 million worth of notes.

22 June 2021

CAF makes landmark SOFR bond offering

Latin American development bank Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) has relied on Latham & Watkins LLP in Chicago, Dubai and New York to make a US$400 million notes offering.

22 June 2021

Tauil & Chequer in TIM’s sustainability-linked debt offer

Telecoms giant TIM Brasil has relied on Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown to raise 1.6 billion reais (US$315 million) in an issuance of sustainability-linked debentures.

21 June 2021

Soybean producer debuts on B3

Paul Hastings LLP in São Paulo and New York and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo have helped one of Brazil’s largest soybean producers, Boa Safra, raise 400 million reais (US$79 million) in an IPO.

18 June 2021

Colombian firms in Spanish investor’s US$600 million issuance

Spanish company AI Candelaria, which holds Colombia’s largest crude oil pipeline, has hired White & Case LLP and Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá to issue US$600 million worth of senior notes.

18 June 2021

Chilean firms help real estate group to capital increase

Chilean firm Barros & Errázuriz Abogados has helped local real estate network Red Megacentro get a capital increase worth US$105 million by selling shares to a local investment fund.

17 June 2021

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