Hogan Lovells LLPin New York and São Paulo and Brazil’s Lobo de Rizzo Advogadoshave helped Brazilian homebuilder Trisul raise 405 million reais (US$97 million) in a follow-on share offering.
Some 45 Latin American and international law firms have helped the region’s companies raise more than US$13.4 billion through 41 equity capital markets transactions during the first six months of 2019, according to Latin Lawyer’s latest research.
Latin Lawyer recorded 13 equity transaction in Brazil and Spanish-speaking Latin America between March and April with a combined value of more than US$3.6 billion.
Some 107 Latin American and international law firms have helped companies in the region raise nearly US$90 billion through 367 debt capital markets deals between January and June of this year, according to Latin Lawyer's data.
Latin Lawyer recorded 109 debt transactions in Brazil between May and June, worth a combined US$19.9 billion
Latin Lawyer recorded 74 debt transactions in Brazil between March and April, worth a combined US$21.5 billion
Lobo de Rizzo Advogados has helped Minas Gerais state-owned electricity company Cemig raise 3.6 billion reais (US$900) through a debentures issuance on São Paulo’s capital markets.
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in São Paulo, New York and North California; Lobo de Rizzo Advogados in São Paulo; and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo have helped Brazilian medical educational company Afya offer US$300 million worth of equity shares in its initial public offering (IPO) in the US.
Jones Day in New York and São Paulo and Stocche Forbes Advogados in São Paulo have helped French energy conglomerate Engie obtain finance worth US$8.7 billion to conclude its acquisition of Brazil’s largest gas pipeline company TAG after a critical Supreme Court ruling.
Six Brazilian firms have confirmed their role in Odebrecht’s divestment of transport assets worth a combined 2.5 billion reais (US$618 million) as the company battles with debt.