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Canadian copper company inks investment with Ecuador

Bustamante Fabara has helped Canadian copper company Solaris Resources and its Ecuadorean subsidiary invest US$42 million in a local mining project.

13 January 2023

Tauil & Chequer advises Aegea on waste treatment privatisation

Brazil’s largest privately held sanitation company Aegea has hired Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown to place a 1.4 billion reais (US$264 million) winning bid for the concession of waste treatment services in the northern state of Ceará.

13 January 2023

Several firms help Puerto Rican fintech land US$615 million loan

BLP in San José and Guatemala City and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC in Mexico City have helped Puerto Rican payment processing company Evertec secure a US$615 million credit line.

13 January 2023

Eletrobras makes billion-dollar debt offering

Brazilian electricity company Eletrobras has enlisted Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to raise 6 billion reais (US$1.1 billion) in a bond offering.

13 January 2023

Pro bono: The road to progress

Featured in Pro bono 2022

Engagement in pro bono work in Latin America grows every year and law firms across the region are consolidating their offerings by taking important steps to further institutionalise their practices, but our research suggests much more needs to be done to get lawyers involved.

12 January 2023

Flor Bustamante adds IP partner in Ecuador

Ecuador’s Flor Bustamante Pizarro & Hurtado has strengthened its intellectual property offering by hiring a partner from a local boutique.

12 January 2023

Visum on track to be first green Colombian REIT

Arnold & Porter in New York and Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá have helped a fund managed by Colombian real estate trust Visum Capital obtain a sustainability-linked loan worth 260 billion pesos (US$54 million) to invest in green commercial properties.

12 January 2023

Nicholson y Cano and PAGBAM steer lab bond issuance

Nicholson y Cano Abogados has helped Argentine pharmaceutical business Laboratorios Richmond make a debt issuance worth US$50 million.

12 January 2023

Brazilian port operator signs PPP with railway consortium

Veirano Advogados and Machado Meyer Advogados have helped a consortium of railway companies sign a public-private partnership (PPP) contract with Brazil's state-owned Santos Port Authority (SPA) to operate a railroad at the Port of Santos, one of Latin America’s largest ports.

12 January 2023

LatAm firms hit jackpot with Spanish casino debt tap

Arendt & Medernach in Luxembourg, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in London, three Garrigues offices and Morgan & Morgan in Panama City have helped Spanish gaming company Cirsa issue €425 million (US$426 million) worth of notes.

12 January 2023

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