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.
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 22 equity transactions in Brazil and Spanish-speaking Latin America between May and June with a combined value of more than US$8.1 billion.
Ahead of the publication of the 2020 edition of LACCA Approved, we take a look at the results to find out who Latin America’s leading law firm partners are, as voted for by in-house counsel.
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 47 debt transactions outside Brazil, with a combined value of US$11.7 billion.
Argentina and Uruguay are the only countries in Latin America to meet the EU’s data protection adequacy criteria – but others are looking to follow suit soon, lawyers have said.
Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie International, Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru) and Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera were raided last week by investigators probing alleged bribes paid by scandal-hit Brazilian construction company Odebrecht to government officials in Peru, in connection with the Gasoducto Sur Peruano and Gasoducto Andino del Sur pipeline projects.
Baker McKenzie LLP in Santiago, Bogotá and Lima has helped Colombian private equity company Altra Investments invest in Chilean finance group Avla, together with several other investors that include German development bank KfW.
Arnold & Porter in Washington, DC, and New York and Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas in Lima have helped Peruvian agribusiness Camposol obtain a further US$49 million loan as part of a credit programme extension.