Work Area: Capital markets & securities

Chile makes green and social bonds issuance worth US$4.25 billion

Linklaters in New York and Morales & Besa in Santiago have helped the Republic of Chile issue US$4.25 billion worth of green and social bonds by re-opening existing debt and offering new bonds in four euro and dollar-denominated tranches.

29 January 2021

Minas Gerais Development Bank makes first sustainable bond issue

Madrona Advogados has helped Minas Gerais Development Bank (BDMG) issue sustainable bonds worth US$50 million.

28 January 2021

Mexico debuts debt on Taiwanese market with US$3 billion issuance

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law in Taipei have helped the Republic of Mexico make its first Formosa bond issuance worth US$3 billion on Taiwan and Luxembourg’s stock exchanges.

27 January 2021

BTG Pactual taps international markets with sustainable bonds

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP offices in London, New York and São Paulo and Brazil's BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão have helped Brazilian financial institution BTG Pactual issue social green bonds worth US$500 million.

27 January 2021

Nader Hayaux in Grupo Elektra’s international capital markets debut

US firm Winston & Strawn, NautaDutilh in Luxembourg and Mexican firm Nader, Hayaux & Goebel have helped a subsidiary of local financial and retail corporation Grupo Elektra issue senior notes worth US$500 million.

26 January 2021

Elementia turns to Nader Hayaux for first Mexican debt programme

Cement maker Elementia has hired Nader, Hayaux & Goebel to structure its first debt programme in Mexico, worth 3 billion Mexican pesos (US$149 million).

25 January 2021

Mercado Libre joins the list of LatAm sustainable bond issuers

Four Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP offices and a group of Latin American law firms have helped Argentine e-commerce company Mercado Libre raise US$1.1 billion in an inaugural international debt tap, which included a tranche of sustainability-linked bonds worth US$400 million.

22 January 2021

Brazil’s Klabin follows Suzano with sustainability-linked bond offering

Brazilian paper producer Klabin has hired Clifford Chance LLP in São Paulo and local firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados to raise US$500 million in a sustainability-linked bond issuance, becoming the second Latin American company to issue such bonds in the international capital markets after Suzano.

21 January 2021

Latham poaches LatAm co-head from Clifford Chance

Latham & Watkins LLP has hired two partners from Clifford Chance LLP, including that firm’s former Latin America practice co-chair Gianluca Bacchiocchi, adding firepower to its regional corporate and finance practice.

20 January 2021

Argentine province Río Negro to save US$190 million after restructuring

Linklaters in New York and Tanoira Cassagne Abogados in Buenos Aires have helped Río Negro restructure US$300 million worth of foreign debt, which will save the Argentine province more than US$190 million.

18 January 2021

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