Work Area: Finance

Mattos Filho hires partners in mining and innovative banking

Brazil’s Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has announced the hires of two new partners; one was formerly counsel at Pinheiro Neto Advogados and joins the mining practice in Brasília, while the other joins the senior rank in the banking and finance group in São Paulo.

08 January 2021

González Calvillo in unprecedented green bond issuance

Mexican firm González Calvillo, SC has helped real estate investment trust Fibra Prologis place green bonds worth US$375 million on the Mexican Stock Exchange – the first dollar-dominated green bonds ever in Mexico.

08 January 2021

DLA Piper and Rebaza Alcázar in Grupo Elektra’s Peruvian exit

DLA Piper (Peru) has helped Mexico’s Grupo Elektra sell all of its shares in Banco Azteca’s Peruvian operations, marking its exit from Peru.

07 January 2021

Paraguay’s Banco Continental in novel sustainability finance

Milbank in New York and Ferrere (Paraguay) have helped Paraguay’s Banco Continental raise US$300 million in a sustainability bond issuance, becoming Latin America’s first financial institution to issue such bonds.

06 January 2021

Ex-Baker McKenzie LatAm finance head joins DLA Piper

DLA Piper LLP’s addition of former Baker McKenzie LLP partner Margarita Oliva Sainz de Aja as head of its Latin American banking and finance practice in New York boosts the firm’s clout in that field.

05 January 2021

Cuatrecasas hires nine partners across Chile, Colombia and Mexico

Iberian law firm Cuatrecasas has added substantial firepower to its Latin American offices by hiring five partners in Chile – four of them from Guerrero Olivos, including Roberto Guerrero Valenzuela – three partners in Colombia (including Brigard Urrutia’s former banking head) and a tax partner in Mexico.

23 December 2020

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