Work Area: Finance

Four firms guide Ecopetrol to US$1.2 billion loan in Colombia

Colombian petroleum company Ecopetrol has hired Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York and local firm Brigard Urrutia to obtain a US$1.2 billion credit facility.

06 September 2021

Honorato Delaveau steers open banking agreement in Chile

Honorato Delaveau has helped two fintech companies reach an open banking agreement with Banco Estado in Chile.

03 September 2021

Novis expands in Central America with more ex-Sáenz partners

Salvadorean law firm Novis Estudio Legal has opened offices in Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua by adding two new partners and a group of lawyers from Sáenz & Asociados – the former firm of Novis' founding members.

02 September 2021

DLA Piper and Guerrero Olivos in Canada-Chile gold mine financing

Canadian mining company Rio2 has hired four offices of DLA Piper LLP and Guerrero Olivos in Santiago to get a US$135 million financing to develop a gold mine in Chile.

02 September 2021

Colombian 4G toll road concessionaire gets refinancing

Paul Hastings LLP in New York and London and Colombian firm Posse Herrera Ruiz have helped a Colombian motorway concessionaire receive US$278 million to refinance existing debt.

01 September 2021

IDB Invest backs power storage project in El Salvador

Clifford Chance LLP in Washington, DC and Paris and BLP (El Salvador) has helped IDB Invest provide financing to French renewables company Neoen, which will use the funds to acquire two battery energy storage systems in El Salvador.

01 September 2021

Creel García-Cuéllar promotes five to partner

Mexican Latin Lawyer Elite firm Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC has announced the promotion of five lawyers to partner, strengthening its competition, finance, M&A, labour and tax groups for 2022.

31 August 2021

Several firms in Chilean motorway financing

DLA Piper LLP in Madrid and Barros & Errázuriz Abogados in Santiago have helped a motorway concessionaire owned by infrastructure developer Aleatica obtain a loan worth 5.3 million unidades de fomento (US$206 million) to complete a toll road project in Chile.

31 August 2021

Panama’s third metro line obtains US$2 billion financing

Three offices of US firm Milbank have helped a group of banks provide a US$2 billion financing to Metro de Panama Line 3.

27 August 2021

Consortium gets project financing for road works in Paraguay

Three offices of Mayer Brown LLP and Ferrere (Paraguay) have helped a local motorway concessionaire obtain a US$170 million financing to complete works on the Costanera Sur project in Paraguay.

23 August 2021

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