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Debt capital markets report Colombia: July-December
Debt capital markets report Colombia: July-December

Debt capital markets report Colombia: July-December

22 May 2020

Latin Lawyer recorded five debt capital markets deals in Colombia from July to December, with a total combined value of approximately US$2.1 billion.

Debt capital markets league table 2019: Colombia
Debt capital markets league table 2019: Colombia

Debt capital markets league table 2019: Colombia

22 May 2020

We present our findings on the Colombian debt capital markets space for 2019, revealing the firms involved in the most transactions and highest value deals, according to Latin Lawyer’s research.

Garrigues behind covid-19 Central Bank credit programme in Chile
Garrigues behind covid-19 Central Bank credit programme in Chile

Garrigues behind covid-19 Central Bank credit programme in Chile

22 May 2020

Garrigues (Chile) has helped the country’s Central Bank create a new credit package worth some US$24 billion to help commercial banks strengthen their liquidity and to continue to grant loans to companies during the covid-19 pandemic.

Aeropuertos Argentina refinances US$120 million debt
Aeropuertos Argentina refinances US$120 million debt

Aeropuertos Argentina refinances US$120 million debt

22 May 2020

Bomchil Abogados has helped Argentine airport operator Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 refinance US$120 million worth of debt.

Making a bad situation worse: covid-19 hits Bolivia’s hydrocarbons market
Making a bad situation worse: covid-19 hits Bolivia’s hydrocarbons market

Making a bad situation worse: covid-19 hits Bolivia’s hydrocarbons market

22 May 2020

Bolivia’s oil and gas market has suffered from structural flaws for years, but covid-19 is exacerbating the challenges facing the industry. Indacochea & Asociados energy partners Ricardo Indacochea and Mariana Pereira consider what the global pandemic means for Bolivia’s hydrocarbons sector.

BLP steers IFC loan to Costa Rica capital San José
BLP steers IFC loan to Costa Rica capital San José

BLP steers IFC loan to Costa Rica capital San José

22 May 2020

BLP (Costa Rica) has helped the International Finance Corporation (IFC) lend US$12 million to the municipality of San José to fund renovation and infrastructure projects in the country’s capital.

As the world “drowns in oil,” it’s fight or flight for Mexico’s oil sector
As the world “drowns in oil,” it’s fight or flight for Mexico’s oil sector

As the world “drowns in oil,” it’s fight or flight for Mexico’s oil sector

21 May 2020

Mexican state-owned oil giant Pemex dominates its nation’s oil industry, but it’s also the world’s most indebted company. The global oil crisis, in part triggered by the covid-19 pandemic, spells disaster for the government’s controversial plans for the industry, but more private sector involvement could be the silver lining to come.

Guatemala makes landmark social bonds issuance to fight covid-19
Guatemala makes landmark social bonds issuance to fight covid-19

Guatemala makes landmark social bonds issuance to fight covid-19

21 May 2020

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Cuestas.PPQ Abogados in Guatemala City have helped the Republic of Guatemala issue sovereign bonds worth US$1.2 billion, including social bonds for US$500 million to fund the government’s response to the covid-19 pandemic.

Latin Lawyer and LACCA's covid-19 information hub
Latin Lawyer and LACCA's covid-19 information hub

Latin Lawyer and LACCA's covid-19 information hub

21 May 2020

In response to the unprecedented impact of covid-19, Latin Lawyer and LACCA have launched a free-to-view and regularly updated information hub. Read about legislation and official communications issued by governments across Latin America in response to the evolving crisis here.

Brigard Urrutia and Posse Herrera in Colombian 4G toll road loan
Brigard Urrutia and Posse Herrera in Colombian 4G toll road loan

Brigard Urrutia and Posse Herrera in Colombian 4G toll road loan

21 May 2020

Brigard Urrutia has helped a toll road concessionaire of Colombian construction and engineering companies CSS Constructores and Alca Ingeniería get a US$176 million loan for a motorway south-west of Bogotá.