Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in São Paulo and New York and BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão in São Paulo have helped Brazilian financial services company XP in a secondary equity offering worth US$955 million, seven months after the company’s New York IPO.
Latin Lawyer tracked equity capital markets activity across Latin America during 2019. Here, we reveal which Brazilian and international law firms won the most work.
Latin Lawyer recorded 59 equity capital markets deals in Brazil from July to December, with a total combined value of nearly US$24 billion.
Latin Lawyer's findings show that a total of 20 debt capital markets deals took place in Peru between July and December 2019, worth a combined value of US$5 billion.
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York and Bermuda’s Conyers, Dill & Pearman have helped one of the world’s largest cruise operators, Carnival Corporation, raise US$6 billion in simultaneous debt and equity issuances amid travel restrictions worldwide due to covid-19.
Brazilian medical education group Afya has hired Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in São Paulo, London and New York and Lobo de Rizzo Advogados in São Paulo to raise US$367 million in an equity follow-on, seven months after its initial public offering on the Nasdaq stock exchange in New York.
Two Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP offices and Machado Meyer Advogados have advised the placement agents in a US$1 billion debt tap by Brazilian steelmaker Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional’s (CSN) Cayman subsidiary.
Brazilian financial services company XP has hired Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in São Paulo and New York, Brazilian firm BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão and Maples Group in the Cayman Islands to raise US$2.25 billion on New York’s Nasdaq stock exchange, in the largest Brazilian IPO in the US in nearly two years.
Three Greenberg Traurig LLP offices, Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee in Panama City and multiple offices of Central American law firm Consortium Legal have helped Panamanian bank BAC International (BIB) complete a securitisation of future receivables.
Paul Hastings LLP in New York and São Paulo, Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo and Conyers Dill & Pearman in the Cayman Islands have helped Brazilian fintech company PagSeguro raise US$653 million through a follow-on offering on New York’s Stock Exchange.