Work Area: Finance

CAF makes landmark SOFR bond offering

Latin American development bank Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) has relied on Latham & Watkins LLP in Chicago, Dubai and New York to make a US$400 million notes offering.

22 June 2021

Davis Polk in Nubank’s US$750 million funding round

Brazil's Nubank, the world’s largest digital bank, has hired Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York and Northern California to raise US$750 million in a funding round extension.

21 June 2021

Tauil & Chequer in TIM’s sustainability-linked debt offer

Telecoms giant TIM Brasil has relied on Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown to raise 1.6 billion reais (US$315 million) in an issuance of sustainability-linked debentures.

21 June 2021

Galicia and Ritch Mueller in Mexico’s largest-ever private loan

Mexican department store chain Coppel has relied on Galicia Abogados to obtain a loan worth 40 billion Mexican pesos (US$2 billion), the largest-ever private financing for a Mexican company.

17 June 2021

Samarco tables US$10 billion restructuring plan

One month after securing Chapter 15 recognition in New York, Brazilian miner Samarco Mineração has proposed a judicial reorganisation plan that could see unsecured creditors take an 85% haircut on their claims.

16 June 2021

Pinheiro Neto helps Cielo ink FIDC transactions worth over US$1 billion

Brazilian law firm Pinheiro Neto Advogados has advised all parties in the structuring of two credit rights funds (FIDCs) by Brazil’s largest payment services provider Cielo, as well as in the funds’ first issuances worth a combined US$1 billion.

15 June 2021

Garrigues and Miranda & Amado in Peruvian agribusiness loan

Peruvian sister companies Agrícola Chapí and Agrícola Olmos have relied on Garrigues (Peru) to get a US$60 million loan.

10 June 2021

SoftBank uses LatAm fund for WeWork JV and Mexican investment

Morrison & Foerster LLP in Miami and Los Angeles has helped SoftBank use its Latin American investment fund to inject US$150 million in investment platform Grupo Bursátil Mexicano (GBM) and, through a separate transaction, enter into a joint venture with US flexible office space provider WeWork.

09 June 2021

BTG Pactual asset manager investment calls on two Brazilian firms

São Paulo law firm Santos Neto Advogados has helped the former CEO of Itaú Asset Management, Rubens Henriques, agree a 2.5 billion reais (US$500 million) investment from BTG Pactual to finance a new private asset manager in Brazil.

02 June 2021

Chevez Ruiz hires partner in Mexico

Mexican law firm Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cía SC has hired a partner from EY Law’s local office, strengthening its corporate and finance groups.

01 June 2021

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