Work Area: Capital markets & securities

Zang Bergel adds finance partner and appoints new firm head

Argentine Highly Recommended firm Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados has elected Francisco Roggero as its new managing partner, replacing Carolina Zang, and hired a corporate finance lawyer from Beretta Godoy to its senior rank.

29 June 2022

Millicom makes offering to repay Tigo Guatemala loan

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York has helped multinational telecoms business Millicom make a US$750 million global rights offering, the proceeds of which it will use to repay a loan relating to its Guatemalan business.

29 June 2022

Promerica issues El Salvador’s first sustainable bonds

The New York and Washington, DC offices of Allen & Overy LLP and BLP (El Salvador) have helped IDB Invest purchase US$20 million worth of sustainable bonds issued by Salvadorean bank Promerica.

28 June 2022

Familiar firms return for CFE offering

Mexican state-owned electricity company Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) has hired Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and local firm Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, SC to launch its inaugural tender offer worth some US$1.1 billion.

27 June 2022

IDB Invest raises funds to back Paraguayan businesses

IDB Invest has hired Ferrere (Paraguay) to issue bonds for 100 billion guaranies (US$15 million), the proceeds of which will be used to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the South American country.

27 June 2022

Tauil & Chequer and Stocche Forbes in double Energisa offering

Brazilian energy group Energisa has hired Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown to make two separate debt offerings, worth a total of 850 million reais (US$174 million).

23 June 2022

Bomchil and Bruchou return for CGC offering

Argentine oil and gas company Compañía General de Combustibles (CGC) has relied on Bomchil to issue notes worth US$140 million in a two-tranche deal.

21 June 2022

Brazil privatises Eletrobras

Brazilian state-owned development bank BNDES has hired Shearman & Sterling LLP in São Paulo and New York and local firms Lefosse and Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown to reduce its stake in Eletrobras through a 33.7 billion reais (US$6.9 billion) offering – the largest Brazilian privatisation in two decades.

20 June 2022

Pemex restructures debt worth US$2 billion

Mexican state-owned oil group Pemex has hired Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York to restructure US$2 billion worth of debt by allowing suppliers to exchange invoices for new notes.

15 June 2022

Ex-Stocche Forbes capital markets partner joins PMK

Brazilian real estate-focused firm PMK Advogados has hired a former Stocche Forbes partner as head of its capital markets team.

15 June 2022

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