Work Area: Insolvency & Restructuring

Covid-19 complicates Argentina’s impending debt restructuring

Featured in Covid-19: reporting on a crisis

After the outbreak of covid-19, Argentina’s decision to delay presenting bondholders with an offer to restructure billions of its international debt did not come as a surprise to many. But local lawyers think the country must urgently take the bull by the horns if it wants to maintain access to international capital markets.

02 April 2020

Creditors approve Viracopos airport reorganisation plan in Brazil

Brazil’s Galdino & Coelho Advogados has helped Viracopos International Airport’s distressed concessionaire obtain creditor approval of its judicial reorganisation plan.

30 March 2020

UK court recognises Brazilian insolvency of dissolved Schahin company

The dissolved English subsidiary of bankrupt Brazilian conglomerate Schahin Group has had its Brazilian insolvency recognised in England under the Cross-Border Insolvency Regulations. By Teodor Teofilov.

26 March 2020

Multiple firms in Avianca restructuring loan

Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá, Panama’s Morgan & Morgan, Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera in Lima and Pérez Bustamante & Ponce in Quito have helped Colombian airline group Avianca obtain a US$250 million loan through its Panamanian holding company from US counterpart United Airlines and US investor Kingsland Holdings.

20 March 2020

Paul Hastings and Ritch Mueller behind Mexican exchange offer

Paul Hastings LLP in New York and Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau, SC have helped Mexican copper manufacturer Industrias Unidas make a US$250 million exchange offer.

18 March 2020

Velloza Advogados appoints new agribusiness head

Brazilian Latin Lawyer National firm Velloza Advogados has bolstered its agribusiness practice by hiring a new partner in São Paulo.

17 March 2020

TozziniFreire boosts partnership with four promotions

Brazilian Latin Lawyer Elite firm TozziniFreire Advogados has promoted four associates to partner, increasing its seniority in the litigation, restructuring, antitrust and corporate practices.

06 March 2020

Brigard Urrutia and Garrigues behind Bogotá airport loan

Colombian firm Brigard Urrutia has helped Opaín, the concessionaire that operates Bogotá airport, obtain a loan worth 315 billion pesos (US$90 million).

12 February 2020

Honorato Delaveau behind real estate loan in Chile

Honorato Delaveau in Santiago has helped Chilean real estate company Alta Developers obtain an US$80 million loan.

04 February 2020

A new chapter in the same saga

Argentina is facing a period of public and private sector debt restructuring – again. Bomchil partners Tomás Araya and Fermín Caride set out the challenges the country faces and the options ahead for debtors and creditors.

30 January 2020

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