Work Area: Insolvency & Restructuring

LATAM Airlines gets additional US$750 million DIP financing

LATAM Airlines has hired several international and Latin American law firms to obtain an additional US$750 million debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing, part of the aviation group’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.

24 November 2021

Cescon Barrieu appoints eight new partners

Brazilian Elite firm Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has added firepower to several departments by promoting seven lawyers to its senior rank and hiring a practitioner from Stocche Forbes as partner.

12 November 2021

Avianca set for UK move after Chapter 11 restructuring approval

Latin American airline Avianca has secured court approval of its Chapter 11 restructuring plan in New York, shortly after revealing plans to shift its domicile to the UK.

10 November 2021

Aeropuertos Argentina lands another bond exchange

Greenberg Traurig LLP in New York and Miami and Bomchil in Buenos Aires have advised Aeropuertos Argentina (AA2000) in a liability management transaction, which saw it swap bonds for US$209 million.

09 November 2021

BMA nabs restructuring partner from Tauil & Chequer

Brazilian firm BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão has hired a partner from Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown, bolstering its restructuring and insolvency group.

03 November 2021

BMA steers shopping centre reorganisation

BMA - Barbosa Müssnich Aragão has helped Brazilian shopping centre operator Iguatemi Empresa de Shopping Centers and Jereissati Participações complete a corporate reorganisation, worth some 1.9 billion reais (US$345 million), to form a new single business.

29 October 2021

Larrain and Baker McKenzie in power loan restructuring

Chilean transmission line operator Transchile Charrúa has enlisted Larrain y Asociados to restructure a loan and get new funds, in a deal worth US$115 million.

29 October 2021

Banco Inter to list shares on Nasdaq through reorganisation

Demarest Advogados and Machado Meyer Advogados have helped Brazil’s Banco Inter in a corporate reorganisation that will allow the bank to list its shares on the Nasdaq stock exchange in New York.

25 October 2021

Several firms help Avianca land DIP-to-exit financing

Milbank in New York, Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá and Morgan & Morgan in Panama City have helped Colombian airline Avianca obtain a US$1.05 billion facility that will help it exit its existing debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing.

22 September 2021

Buenos Aires province restructures US$7.2 billion debt

The province of Buenos Aires has hired three offices of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and DLA Piper (Argentina) to restructure US$7.2 billion worth of debt, which it defaulted on more than a year ago.

17 September 2021

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