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Banco Nacional de Costa Rica issues first social bonds

BLP (Costa Rica) has advised a group of investors led by IDB Invest in a US$75 million social bond issuance by Banco Nacional de Costa Rica (BNCR) – the first transaction of its kind in the country.

05 April 2022

Chile’s oEnergy gets financing for solar plants

Chilean renewables group oEnergy has hired Greenberg Traurig LLP in New York and Guerrero Olivos in Santiago to obtain financing from Corporación Interamericana para el Financiamiento de Infraestructura (CIFI) to develop solar projects.

05 April 2022

D'Empaire appoints partner and counsel

Venezuelan Elite firm D'Empaire has promoted two associates to partner and counsel, bolstering its labour and employment practice.

04 April 2022

Latin Lawyer announces beneficiaries of charity awards ceremony

Funds raised from Latin Lawyer’s 16th annual awards ceremony will go to Brazil’s Instituto Pro Bono, Comisión Pro Bono Argentina and Centro Mexicano Pro Bono.

04 April 2022

Argentine agribusiness Bioceres merges with US counterpart

Argentine crop technology company Bioceres has enlisted the São Paulo, New York and Washington, DC offices of Linklaters to merge with US agribusiness Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI) in a deal worth US$236 million.

04 April 2022

Grupo Aval sets up securitisation programme for Taca Airlines

Colombian financial services company Grupo Aval has turned to Latham & Watkins LLP in New York, Chicago and Boston to structure a future flow securitisation of credit card receivables of Taca Airlines, the Salvadorean division of Avianca.

04 April 2022

Multiple firms in Paranapanema debt restructuring

Arnold & Porter in New York and Washington, DC and Brazilian firms Machado Meyer Advogados, Dias Carneiro Advogados and Felsberg Advogados have advised a group of creditors in Brazilian copper producer Paranapanema’s US$479 million debt restructuring.

04 April 2022

Greenberg Traurig appoints LatAm co-chair

US firm Greenberg Traurig LLP has appointed shareholder Antonio Peña as co-head of its Latin America practice.

01 April 2022

Several firms help Chile’s GNL Quintero get new owners

Two White & Case LLP offices, Linklaters in New York and Brussels and Chilean firms Guerrero Olivos and Barros & Errázuriz Abogados have advised on EIG and Fluxys’ joint acquisition of GNL Quintero – the largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification terminal in Chile.

01 April 2022

Bruchou elects first female executive committee member

Argentine Elite firm Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi has elected partner Lucila Winschel to its executive committee, which for the first time has no founding partner among its members.

01 April 2022

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