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Paraguay’s first PPP gets US$658 million financing
Paraguay’s first PPP gets US$658 million financing

Paraguay’s first PPP gets US$658 million financing

22 October 2019

Four White & Case LLP offices and BKM | Berkemeyer in Asunción have helped consortium Rutas del Este – formed by Spanish construction company Sacyr and local counterpart Ocho – obtain a US$658 million hybrid financing for Paraguay’s first ever public-private partnership (PPP).

Sudameris snaps up BBVA operation in Paraguay
Sudameris snaps up BBVA operation in Paraguay

Sudameris snaps up BBVA operation in Paraguay

02 September 2019

Proskauer Rose LLP in New York and São Paulo has helped GNB Sudameris’ Paraguayan branch become the largest bank in the country with the acquisition of BBVA’s local subsidiary for US$270 million.

Paraguayan toll road builder gets US$732 million in project finance
Paraguayan toll road builder gets US$732 million in project finance

Paraguayan toll road builder gets US$732 million in project finance

05 June 2019

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.  

Copetrol gets financing for Petrobras downstream asset deal
Copetrol gets financing for Petrobras downstream asset deal

Copetrol gets financing for Petrobras downstream asset deal

03 April 2019

Jones Day in Miami and Washington, DC, and Vouga Abogados in Asunción have helped Paraguayan energy company Copetrol obtain a US$130 million loan to partly fund its acquisition of Petrobras' downstream assets in the country.

Ufinet’s Spanish and LatAm business sold for US$2.3 billion
Ufinet’s Spanish and LatAm business sold for US$2.3 billion

Ufinet’s Spanish and LatAm business sold for US$2.3 billion

05 June 2018

At least nine firms across seven Latin American jurisdictions have advised on a deal that saw private equity company Cinven sell assets belonging to telecoms provider Ufinet to two buyers, French private equity investor Antin and a fund controlled by Cinven.

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Paraguay
Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Paraguay

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Paraguay

26 March 2018

Of the eight firms listed in the Paraguayan chapter of the Latin Lawyer 250, the largest is BKM | Berkemeyer with 43 lawyers, which is closely followed by Estudio Jurídico Gross Brown.

Berkemeyer, Gross Brown, Vouga and Olmedo in landmark Paraguayan PPP financing
Berkemeyer, Gross Brown, Vouga and Olmedo in landmark Paraguayan PPP financing

Berkemeyer, Gross Brown, Vouga and Olmedo in landmark Paraguayan PPP financing

06 March 2018

BKM | Berkemeyer has helped the joint venture company building Paraguay’s first public private partnership (PPP) project, Rutas del Este, obtain a bridge loan worth US$50 million.

Paraguayan telecoms provider gets controversial social security loan
Paraguayan telecoms provider gets controversial social security loan

Paraguayan telecoms provider gets controversial social security loan

20 July 2017

Estudio Jurídico Gross Brown has helped Tigo, the Paraguayan subsidiary of telecoms provider Millicom, obtain a loan worth 367 billion guaraníes (US$67 million).

Ferrere steers IADB lending in Paraguay
Ferrere steers IADB lending in Paraguay

Ferrere steers IADB lending in Paraguay

04 January 2016

Ferrere (Paraguay) has helped the Inter-American Development Bank lend US$50 million to two Paraguayan banks, and back US$16 million worth of loans supplied to both by the country’s social security platform.

Paraguay cracks down on bearer shares as foreign pressure mounts
Paraguay cracks down on bearer shares as foreign pressure mounts

Paraguay cracks down on bearer shares as foreign pressure mounts

24 September 2015

Paraguay has taken a major step toward the elimination of bearer shares by issuing a resolution forcing the financial sector to identify users of the instrument, amid concern from foreign banks about its use in the country.