Gross Brown has helped a UBS-built special purpose vehicle issue US$732 million in bonds on behalf of a construction consortium to finance the Corredor Vial Bioceánico toll road in Paraguay.
Olmedo Abogados in Asunción has helped Paraguay’s Banco Regional obtain a US$120 million loan, which it will use to finance projects in the country’s agriculture sector.
Berkemeyer Attorneys & Counsellors and Olmedo Abogados have helped the concessionaires behind Paraguay’s first public-private partnership (PPP) sign the US$520 million agreement at a government-sponsored ceremony held last week.
Paraguay’s Vouga Abogados has helped The Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO) grant a US$10 million credit facility to Paraguayan agricultural supplies company Agrofértil.
Olmedo Abogados has helped Portuguese public works group Mota-Engil win a US$53 million construction contract to build a bus route in the Paraguayan capital.
Olmedo Abogados has helped Paraguayan retailer Corporación Mercantil win a criminal case against Paraguay Express after executives at the currency exchange company defrauded its customer of US$140,000 as part of a multi-million dollar currency swap transfer scam affecting numerous companies and individuals.
Latin Lawyer continues with its overview of the region’s leading business law firms in Latin America, as analysed in the 17th edition of Latin Lawyer 250. Today the focus is on Paraguay.