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Demarest adds energy firepower

Brazil’s Demarest Advogados has bolstered its energy group by hiring a partner from local firm Neiva, Barros & Figueiró Sociedade de Advogados (NBFA).

06 May 2021

Brazil gets first publicly-listed facilities company

Brazilian facilities management company GPS has hired two Milbank offices and Lefosse Advogados in São Paulo to raise 2.5 billion reais (US$460 million) in an IPO, becoming the first business in its industry to float on the B3 stock exchange.

06 May 2021

EY Law in Costa Rican space radar project

EY Law (Costa Rica) has helped Silicon Valley-based LeoLabs set up its innovative space radar project in the Central American country.

06 May 2021

Headrick Rizik steers historic Dominican green bond trust

Dominican firm Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández has helped power company Empresa Generadora de Electricidad Haina set up a trust through which the company plans to issue the country’s first green bonds.

06 May 2021

Several firms help Chilean ski resort restructure debt

Carey has helped Chilean ski resort Valle Nevado restructure US$60 million worth of debt, following financial difficulties caused by recent snow shortage and social restrictions amid the covid-19 pandemic.

06 May 2021

Barros & Errázuriz makes two new partners

Chilean law firm Barros & Errázuriz Abogados has added firepower to its competition and dispute resolution departments by promoting two senior associates to partner.

05 May 2021

FEMSA makes Latin America’s largest sustainability-linked debt tap

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York has helped Mexican drinks group FEMSA make Latin America’s largest sustainability-linked debt tap, part of a 1.2 billion euro (US$1.4 billion) notes offering.

05 May 2021

UBS buys remaining share in Brazilian wealth manager

BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão has helped the Brazilian branch of Swiss financial services company UBS purchase the remaining share of family consulting business Consenso.

05 May 2021

Souza Mello in XP public offering

Souza, Mello e Torres has helped Brazilian investment management company XP Investimentos make its first public offering – worth 1.2 billion reais (US$221 million) – on the B3 stock exchange.

05 May 2021

LyondellBasell sells stake in Argentine plastic company

Marval O'Farrell Mairal in Buenos Aires has advised multinational chemical company LyondellBasell on the sale of shares in Argentine plastic company Surplast.

05 May 2021

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