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Latin Lawyer debt capital markets league table: January-June

Latin Lawyer debt capital markets league table: January-June

21 August 2019

Some 107 Latin American and international law firms have helped companies in the region raise nearly US$90 billion through 366 debt capital markets deals between January and June of this year, according to Latin Lawyer's data.

Debt capital markets report Spanish-speaking LatAm: May-June

Debt capital markets report Spanish-speaking LatAm: May-June

21 August 2019

Latin Lawyer recorded 53 debt transactions outside Brazil, with a combined value of US$18.7 billion.

Debt capital markets report Spanish-speaking LatAm: March-April

Debt capital markets report Spanish-speaking LatAm: March-April

21 August 2019

Latin Lawyer recorded 47 debt transactions outside Brazil, with a combined value of US$11.7 billion.

Laureate sells university in Panama

20 August 2019

US university provider Laureate Education has hired Holland & Knight LLP in Miami and Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán in Panama City to sell a university in Panama for nearly US$87 million.

Panama sovereign debt tap breaks coupon records

Panama sovereign debt tap breaks coupon records

16 August 2019

Arnold & Porter in Washington, DC and Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán in Panama City have helped Panama issue US$2 billion in sovereign bonds, with one 40-year tranche achieving an interest rate below 4% for the first time.

Intercorp completes Peru’s first NYSE IPO for six years

Intercorp completes Peru’s first NYSE IPO for six years

02 August 2019

Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York and Menlo Park; Garrigues (Peru) and Arias, Aleman & Mora in Panama City have helped Peruvian group Intercorp Financial Services (IFS) raise US$414 million in a New York IPO and an additional US$54 million through an equity offering in Lima.

Air Europa continues LatAm expansion with Panama

05 July 2019

Panamanian law firm Delvalle, Escalona, Levy & Corró (DELCO) has helped Spanish Airline company Air Europa set up a route between Panama City and Madrid.

Banco Aliado merges with Banco Panamá

24 June 2019

Alfaro, Ferrer & Ramírez has helped Banco Aliado acquire counterpart Banco Panamá for US$210 million.

Panamanian firms in Cirsa’s debt tap

14 June 2019

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in London and Morgan & Morgan in Panama City have helped Spain’s Cirsa issue debt for €390 million (US$436 million).

Peru leads the charge against Odebrecht bribery

04 June 2019

Research recently published shows which Latin American countries have been proactive and which others have lagged behind in tackling corruption tied to Odebrecht since 2016.