Work Area: Finance

Chile makes first sovereign sustainable bond offering

The Republic of Chile has hired Linklaters in New York, Lee and Li in Taipei and Morales & Besa in Santiago to issue the country’s first sovereign sustainable bonds, raising US$1.5 billion.

15 April 2021

Guyer & Regules and Ferrere steer road financing in Uruguay

Guyer & Regules has helped consortium Grupo San José raise US$97 million through a loan and debt issuance to fund the construction of a toll-free motorway in southern Uruguay.

14 April 2021

Sidley Austin and Mattos Filho set up Vinci Partners impact fund

Three Sidley Austin LLP offices and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo have helped Brazilian private equity company Vinci Partners structure an impact fund and help it raise 1 billion reais (US$179 million).

09 April 2021

US-Spain private equity financing calls on Peruvian firms

Hogan Lovells LLP in Madrid and Miranda & Amado Abogados in Lima have helped a vehicle of US private equity company ACON Investments get a loan to fund its acquisition of a majority stake in Spanish canned vegetables distributor Sola de Antequera (Alsur).

09 April 2021

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

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