Shareholder activism is on the rise in Latin America, but activists still face challenges, including family-controlled companies and low levels of equity transactions, limiting their opportunities to impact companies’ corporate governance structures, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer Live 9th Annual M&A conference in São Paulo.
Covington & Burling LLP in New York and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC in Mexico City have helped South Korean power company Kepco and asset management group Sprott Korea acquire three solar projects in Mexico from Canadian Solar.
Tickets for Latin Lawyer Live 7th Annual Regional Project Finance Conference are available at a discounted rate until 22 November.
In-house lawyers from the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, JP Morgan, Allianz Global Investors and Astris Finance will speak at Latin Lawyer Live 7th Annual Regional Project Finance Conference, on Thursday 5 December in Washington, DC.
Nader, Hayaux & Goebel has helped a Mexican subsidiary of global management group BVG World obtain a US$191 million loan from Banco Sabadell, CaixaBank and Banco Nacional de Comercio Exterior (Bancomext).
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York, Mexico’s Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC and Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi in Buenos Aires have helped Vista Oil & Gas raise US$107 million through a public offering on the New York Stock Exchange.
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.
Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, SC and Creel Abogados have helped UK investment fund Altum Capital make a CKD issuance worth 1.8 billion Mexican pesos (US$92 million).
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.