Iberian law firm Cuatrecasas has added transactional strength to its Latin America offering by hiring a senior associate from Latham & Watkins LLP as partner in Madrid.
Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC in Mexico City has helped the local subsidiary of Spanish renewables company Cox Energy launch Mexico’s first IPO since 2017 and its first ever made through Mexico’s tech-focused stock exchange BIVA.
Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá and Alfaro, Ferrer & Ramírez in Panama City have helped IDB Invest underwrite the first social bonds issued by a private company in Colombia.
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in São Paulo and New York and BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão in São Paulo have helped Brazilian financial services company XP in a secondary equity offering worth US$955 million, seven months after the company’s New York IPO.
Arnold & Porter in New York and Washington, DC has helped the Republic of Honduras issue notes for US$600 million.
Ecuador has announced a provisional debt relief agreement with holders of about half of its sovereign bonds – prompting the local legal community to react positively, on the grounds the deal could make investors more willing to inject capital in the country and give local businesses greater access to credit to help revive the economy.
Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) and Puga Ortiz have helped local department store AD Retail restructure 100 billion Chilean pesos (US$127 million) worth of debt.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and São Paulo and Elvinger Hoss Prussen in Luxembourg have helped Luxembourg-based mining company Nexa Resources issue notes worth US$500 million.
Tanoira Cassagne Abogados has advised all parties involved in the launch of a 10 billion Argentine pesos (US$144 million) investment fund and helped on the fund’s first equity issuance.
Cuatrecasas in Vigo and Barcelona, Marval O'Farrell Mairal in Buenos Aires, Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo and Grama Schwaighofer Vondrak Rechtsanwälte in Vienna have helped Brazilian cement company InterCement make two issuances worth a total of US$955 million.