Deal of the Year: the shortlists for capital markets, banking and finance and project finance

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the capital markets, banking and finance and project finance categories of our 15th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

In each category, three deals have been shortlisted. They are listed below.

The winners will be announced in our daily newsletter in mid-May.

A big congratulations from Latin Lawyer to everyone who took part in these leading deals.

Shortlists for the remaining categories will be announced soon.

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Capital markets  

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Azul issues convertible debentures

Counsel to Azul

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Counsel to Knighthead Capital Management and Certares Management

Hogan Lovells LLP

Machado Meyer Advogados

Counsel to Itáu BBA

Pinheiro Guimarães

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Mexico’s first telecoms FIBRA

Counsel to Telesites

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC

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Aeropuertos Argentina completes bond exchange

Counsel to Aeropuertos Argentina

In-house counsel – Andrés Zenarruza and Candela López Linetti

Greenberg Traurig LLP

Bomchil

Counsel to Citibank

Alston & Bird LLP

Beccar Varela

Counsel to Citigroup, UBS Securities and Santander

Mayer Brown LLP

Marval O'Farrell Mairal

Counsel to Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Argentina)

Marval O'Farrell Mairal

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Banking and finance

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Brazil’s US$3 billion support scheme for power companies

Counsel to CCEE

In-house counsel - Rui Guilherme Altieri Silva, Roseane Santos, Maria Madalena Porangaba, Maria Clara Cordeiro de Noronha Pessoa, Laura Maquera and Cássia Marin

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

Counsel to Banco do Brasil, Banco Bradesco, Santander (Brasil), Itaú Unibanco, BNDES, Citibank, Votorantim, Banco Safra, Banco de Investimentos Credit Suisse (Brasil), Sumitomo Mitsui Brasileiro, BTG Pactual, JP Morgan, Banco ABC Brasil, Banco BOCOM BBM, China Construction Bank (Brasil), Banco Múltiplo and Banco Alfa de Investimento

Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Counsel to Banco Citibank

Pinheiro Guimarães

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LATAM Airlines’ US$2.45 billion debtor-in-possession loan

Counsel to LATAM Airlines

In-house counsel - Juan Carlos Mencio

Brigard Urrutia

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Claro & Cía

Demarest Advogados

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Peru)

Pérez Bustamante & Ponce

Walkers

Counsel to the Eblen Group and the Cueto Group

Baraona Fischer & Cía*

Counsel to Qatar Airways

Alston & Bird LLP

Carey

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

Houthoff

Harneys

Heka Law Firm

Estudio Olaechea

Posse Herrera Ruiz

Counsel to Oaktree Capital Management

White & Case LLP

Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados

DLA Piper (Chile)

DLA Piper (Peru)

DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán

Robalino Law**

Counsel to Knighthead Capital Management

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP

Hogan Lovells LLP

Counsel to Delta Air Lines

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Barros & Errázuriz Abogados

Harneys

Counsel to AerCap Holdings, Aircastle Limited, The Bank of New York Mellon, Lufthansa Technik Aktiengesellschaft, Sindicato de Empresa de Pilotos de LATAM Airlines Group and Repsol

Dechert

Morales & Besa

Counsel to TMF Fiduperu

DLA Piper (Peru)

Counsel to TMF Brazil

Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados

Counsel to Costa Verde

Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz

Harneys

Counsel to LATAM Brazil

Demarest Advogados

Machado Meyer Advogados

Counsel to Oaktree Capital Management

Ogier

Counsel to Knighthead

Dentons Larraín Rencoret (Chile)

*Since split into Baraona Marshall & Cía and Fischer y Cía. The partners who led the deal is now at Cuatrecasas (Chile) and Fischer y Cía, respectively 

**Then operating as Ferrere (Ecuador)

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Renewables companies’ US$335 million loan for Colombian projects

Counsel to Celsia, Cubico and Caoba Inversiones

In-house counsel to Celsia and Caoba Inversiones - Verónica Toro

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Mendoza Abogados

Counsel to Scotiabank and Export Development

Milbank

Brigard Urrutia

Counsel to Fiduciaria Colpatria

Brigard Urrutia

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Project finance – infrastructure

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Sacyr’s concession arm finances Colombian 4G project

Counsel to Unión Vial Río Pamplonita and Sacyr

Jones Day

Posse Herrera Ruiz

Counsel to JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank

Milbank

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia)

Counsel to Citibank

Alston & Bird LLP

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia)

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Peruvian PPP port gets US$132 million financing

Counsel to Tramarsa

White & Case LLP

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados

Counsel to Santander, Banco Itaú and BBVA

Allen & Overy LLP

Garrigues (Peru)

Counsel to ProInversión

Cuatrecasas (Peru)

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Brazil’s CTEEP gets US$310 million financing for power transmission project

Counsel to CTEEP

Machado Meyer Advogados

Counsel to Banco BTG Pactual and Banco Itaú BBA

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown

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Project finance – energy and natural resources

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Mainstream obtains funding for Chilean renewables projects

Counsel to Mainstream Renewable Power

Milbank

Carey

Counsel to the Inter-American Investment Corp., CaixaBank, DNB ASA, KfW IPEX-Bank, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and Banco Santander Chile

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Morales & Besa

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Fisterra Energy raises US$1.1 billion for Mexican power facility

Counsel to Fisterra Energy

Milbank

Ritch Mueller

Counsel to Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, SMBC Nikko and Blackstone

Latham & Watkins LLP

Galicia Abogados

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Enfragen gets US$1.76 billion financing for LatAm renewables

Counsel to Enfragen

Paul Hastings LLP

Hogan Lovells LLP

Claro & Cía

Gómez-Pinzón

SIGMA

Counsel to JP Morgan, Scotiabank, BNP Paribas, Intesa Sanpaolo, Mizuho, MUFG, Société Générale, SMBC Nikko

Milbank

Garrigues

Garrigues (Chile)

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia)

Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega

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