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LACCA Awards – vote for your favourite in-house lawyers
LACCA Awards – vote for your favourite in-house lawyers

LACCA Awards – vote for your favourite in-house lawyers

04 August 2020

There is still time to nominate your favourite in-house lawyers and legal departments for Latin Lawyer’s sister publication LACCA’s 7th annual awards.

Canadian power financing calls on Colombian firms
Canadian power financing calls on Colombian firms

Canadian power financing calls on Colombian firms

04 August 2020

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP in Toronto and Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá have helped Canada’s Northland Power get a US$343 million loan to pay off debt held by its Colombian subsidiary.

CAF gets US$200 million loan to support covid-19 recovery
CAF gets US$200 million loan to support covid-19 recovery

CAF gets US$200 million loan to support covid-19 recovery

04 August 2020

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP in Washington, DC has helped Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) get a US$200 million loan.

Brazil launches US$3 billion scheme for power companies amid pandemic
Brazil launches US$3 billion scheme for power companies amid pandemic

Brazil launches US$3 billion scheme for power companies amid pandemic

03 August 2020

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped Brazil’s Chamber of Electric Energy Commercialisation (CCEE) obtain 15 billion Brazilian reais (US$3 billion) in financing from a syndicate of banks to launch a financial support scheme for Brazil’s electricity sector amid the covid-19 crisis.

Liberty buys Telefónica’s Costa Rica assets after failed Millicom deal
Liberty buys Telefónica’s Costa Rica assets after failed Millicom deal

Liberty buys Telefónica’s Costa Rica assets after failed Millicom deal

03 August 2020

Several Baker Botts LLP offices and EY Law (Costa Rica) have helped telecoms company Liberty Latin America agree to buy all Telefónica’s operations in Costa Rica for some US$500 million, only three months after the Spanish telecoms giant’s sale of the same assets to counterpart Millicom fell through.

Vale makes US$1.5 billion global debt tap
Vale makes US$1.5 billion global debt tap

Vale makes US$1.5 billion global debt tap

03 August 2020

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and São Paulo has helped Brazilian mining group Vale issue US$1.5 billion worth of debt.

BMA helps BTG Pactual buy and securitise non-performing loans
BMA helps BTG Pactual buy and securitise non-performing loans

BMA helps BTG Pactual buy and securitise non-performing loans

03 August 2020

BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão has helped Brazilian bank BTG Pactual and its distressed debt division Enforce acquire and securitise non-performing loans worth 2.9 billion reais (US$547 million) from Banco do Brasil.

French drinks company invests in Mexican mezcal maker
French drinks company invests in Mexican mezcal maker

French drinks company invests in Mexican mezcal maker

31 July 2020

White & Case LLP offices in New York, Paris and Mexico City have helped Pernod Ricard acquire a minority stake in Mexican counterpart Mezcal Ojo de Tigre, as the French company expands its presence in the industry.

Brazilian court approves Odebrecht’s results-based reorganisation plan
Brazilian court approves Odebrecht’s results-based reorganisation plan

Brazilian court approves Odebrecht’s results-based reorganisation plan

31 July 2020

A Brazilian court has approved a restructuring plan for non-operating companies in Brazil’s Odebrecht group, which will see it pay creditors with the proceeds of asset sales and new, profit-sharing securities.

Santander venture to shake up credit card competition in Chile
Santander venture to shake up credit card competition in Chile

Santander venture to shake up credit card competition in Chile

31 July 2020

Guerrero Olivos has helped the Chilean branch of Spanish bank Santander incorporate a new credit card subsidiary, which aims to remodel the country’s existing payment processing system and challenge the long-standing market dominance of local credit card processor Transbank.