Work Area: Finance

Rappi ties up with Itaú in Chile for latest fintech venture

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) has helped Colombian delivery start-up Rappi partner with the Chilean arm of Brazil’s Itaú Unibanco for a digital finance venture, following fintech tie-ups between Rappi and local banks in Colombia and Mexico.

07 April 2021

Ferrere steers US$50 million Paraguayan fund

Ferrere (Paraguay) has helped Puente Administradora de Fondos de Inversión (Puente AFPISA) structure Paraguay’s first closed financial investment fund, worth US$50 million.

07 April 2021

Credicorp strikes Chilean real estate investment deal

Carey has helped the Chilean fund managing arm of Peru’s Credicorp set up a public real estate fund that will finance the development of eight housing projects.

06 April 2021

Rebaza Alcázar and Rubio Leguía steer Peru’s first exchange traded fund

Rubio Leguía Normand and Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas have helped US fund manager VanEck and Peruvian finance advisor El Dorado Investments respectively in the structuring of Peru’s first-ever exchange traded fund (ETF) on Lima’s stock exchange.

01 April 2021

Creel García-Cuéllar helps IDB Invest issue gender-focused social bonds

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC has helped IDB Invest issue social bonds worth US$122 million to finance gender equality and female empowerment projects in Mexico, in line with the United Nations’ sustainable development goals.

01 April 2021

Four firms help Bracell to US$980 million pulp financing

White & Case LLP in London and Beijing and Lefosse Advogados in São Paulo have helped pulp producer Bracell get a US$980 million financing to expand a mill in Brazil.

31 March 2021

Santander targets total ownership of Mexican unit

Spain’s Banco Santander is launching a bid to reacquire the remaining stake in the Mexican unit it sold almost a decade ago.

31 March 2021

Morrison & Foerster helps LatAm start-up raise US$80 million

Morrison & Foerster in New York and Miami has helped Cayman Islands-based finance start-up Volpe Capital raise US$80 million in the first financing round for the group’s private equity fund, which is focused on Latin American tech investments.

31 March 2021

BMA steers Brazilian fintech investment

BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão has helped Brazilian fintech Vórtx raise US$35 million in a Series B funding round led by US technology investor FTV Capital.

31 March 2021

Peruvian railway operator gets credit facility

Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker & McKenzie International has helped Peruvian banks Credicorp and Banco de Crédito del Perú grant a US$60 million loan to local railway operator Ferrocarril Central Andino.

29 March 2021

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