Norton Rose Fulbright in Washington, DC and Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno in Buenos Aires have helped Dutch development bank FMO and its French counterpart Proparco lend US$80 million to Argentine Banco Supervielle.
Clifford Chance LLP in New York and São Paulo and Garrigues (Peru) have helped a special purpose vehicle (SPV) obtain project finance worth US$563 million to fund Consortium Nuevo Metro de Lima’s construction of a second metro line in Peru’s capital.
Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo has helped BP enter a joint venture with US commodities company Bunge to compete with top ethanol producers in Brazil.
Speakers at Latin Lawyer Live 10th Annual Oil & Gas last month praised Argentina’s hydrocarbons framework and tried to soothe energy investor concerns amid government pushback in Mexico.
Following office closures in South America and senior Latin American partner departures, Norton Rose Fulbright has hired two Spanish-speaking partners from Blank Rome LLP to strengthen its anti-corruption investigations and tax teams in New York.
McKool Smith’s Houston office has hired two disputes lawyers to strengthen its nascent Latin American energy disputes offering following the hire of regional veteran Willie Wood.
Latin Lawyer announced the winners of its 13th annual Deal of the Year Awards at a charity dinner in São Paulo last night, in the presence of 240 leading names of the Latin American legal community.
Norton Rose Fulbright in Ottawa and Ecuador’s Lexim Abogados have helped Aurelian, a subsidiary of Canadian mining company Lundin Gold, obtain the first portion of its US$350 million credit facility.
Holland & Knight (Colombia) and Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas’ Bogotá office have picked up partners and associates from Norton Rose Fulbright’s now-defunct Colombian branch.
Three offices from Norton Rose Fulbright and Garrigues in Madrid and Lima have helped a construction concessionaire issue bonds worth US$332 million.