US asset manager Hudson Sustainable Group has hired Greenberg Traurig LLP in New York and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo to raise US$107 million in a green financing to fund the operations of six solar farms in Uruguay.
Chilean miner Mantos Copper has hired three Simmons & Simmons offices in the UK and Baker McKenzie (Chile) to obtain an US$847 million financing – including a substantial capital injection from Japan’s Mitsubishi Materials – to expand its Mantoverde mine.
Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has helped Brazilian gas company TAG sign the country’s first ever natural gas transportation contract – in which Petrobras is not the transporter – with chemicals company Proquigel.
Clifford Chance LLP in New York and Peru’s Rubio Leguía Normand have helped state-owned oil company Petroperú raise US$1 billion in a bond issuance to complete the modernisation of its Talara oil refinery.
Mexico’s antitrust watchdog is calling on the country’s lawmakers to shoot down a bill aimed at strengthening the state-owned electricity utility, claiming the proposed law would grant the company unjustified competitive advantages.
Mayer Brown LLP in New York and Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown in São Paulo have helped local internet services company Locaweb raise US$511 million in follow-on offering on the B3 stock exchange.
US food company Ingredion and Argentine counterpart Arcor have hired Baker McKenzie (Argentina) and Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi, respectively, to form a corn mill joint venture.
Spain’s Pérez-Llorca has made Javier Gómez its new resident partner in New York, replacing the firm’s Latin America practice head Iván Delgado, who returns to Madrid.
Brazilian logistics company Simpar has called on Milbank in São Paulo and New York and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo to raise US$625 million in a sustainability-linked bond issuance and launch a concurrent tender offer.
Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador, known as AMLO, is continuing to pursue a plan to shutter the country’s independent data regulator, despite warnings that such a move could violate the law and harm Mexico’s international reputation.