Four Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP offices and a group of Latin American law firms have helped Argentine e-commerce company Mercado Libre raise US$1.1 billion in an inaugural international debt tap, which included a tranche of sustainability-linked bonds worth US$400 million.
Colombia’s competition authority has fined Odebrecht, two other construction companies and four individuals a combined €70.6 million (US$85.5 million) for rigging a tender to construct a highway project worth more than €1 billion (US$1.2 billion).
Iberian law firm Cuatrecasas has added substantial firepower to its Latin American offices by hiring five partners in Chile – four of them from Guerrero Olivos, including Roberto Guerrero Valenzuela – three partners in Colombia (including Brigard Urrutia’s former banking head) and a tax partner in Mexico.
With the prospect of a covid-19 vaccine on the horizon and renewed investment opportunities on the cards for 2021 and beyond, there may be a turn in the tide for Latin America’s oil and gas industry, predicted panellists at Latin Lawyer Interactive: Oil and Gas.
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Clifford Chance LLP in New York, São Paulo and London and Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá have helped the Chilean subsidiary of Colombian transport operator Interconexión Eléctrica (ISA) buy a toll road concession in northern Colombia for US$528 million.
The World Services Group (WSG) has appointed Ramón Moyano of Argentina’s Beccar Varela and Jesús Colunga of Mexico’s Basham, Ringe y Correa as members of its board of directors for 2020-21.
A slew of international and Latin American firms has helped US private equity group General Atlantic lead a US$200 million investment in Uruguayan fintech dLocal, making it Uruguay’s first unicorn.
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Norton Rose Fulbright in São Paulo and New York, Colombia’s Brigard Urrutia and Leite, Tosto e Barros Advogados in São Paulo have helped Brazilian holding company Alupar get a US$164 million project financing to build a transmission line in Colombia.