Organisation: Citigroup

Peru raises US$2.5 billion in sustainable bond offering

The Republic of Peru has Paul Hastings LLP in Washington, DC and New York and local firm Hernández & Cía to raise 9.2 billion soles (US$2.5 billion) in a sustainable bond issuance, the sovereign’s first offering of local currency-denominated notes since 2019.

19 June 2023

Chile raises US$2.2 billion in social bond offering

Linklaters in New York and Morales & Besa in Santiago have helped the Republic of Chile issue 1.75 trillion pesos (US$2.2 billion) worth of bonds, with the proceeds earmarked for social development projects.

09 June 2023

Chile’s ENAP makes concurrent bond and tender offer

Chilean state-owned oil company Empresa Nacional de Petróleo (ENAP) has hired Linklaters in New York and Garrigues (Chile) to raise US$500 million and buy back existing debt through a bond issuance and tender offer.

17 May 2023

Mexico makes US$2.9 billion UN development goal offering

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York has helped the Republic of Mexico make a US$2.9 billion offering notes linked to the United Nations’ sustainable development goals (SDGs).

03 May 2023

Casino doubles down on Assaí divestment in Brazil

Machado Meyer Advogados in São Paulo has helped French retailer Casino sell another stake in its Brazilian subsidiary Assaí for 4 billion reais (US$775 million), as it pushes ahead with its plan to reduce its stake in the Latin American company.

04 April 2023

Colombia’s Canacol gets US$200 million refinancing

Colombian oil and gas exploration company Canacol has hired three offices of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP to obtain a new US$200 million revolving credit facility to replace its previous loans.

07 March 2023

Ecopetrol raises US$3 billion through debt tap and tender offer

Colombian oil giant Ecopetrol has hired Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York to make a US$2 billion offering, shortly before it launched a US$1 billion tender offer to buy back existing debt.

15 February 2023

Familiar firms return for US$1.8 billion Dominican debt tap

Two Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP offices have helped the Dominican Republic raise US$1.8 billion through two sovereign bond issuances.

13 February 2023

Liberty gets landmark financing in Costa Rica

Ropes & Gray in London, BLP in San José and Maples Group in London have helped Costa Rican telecoms provider Liberty get US$450 million in new financing, which includes the largest ever sustainability-linked bond to raise funds for digital infrastructure in the country.

07 February 2023

Regulating in the digital age: on the run from the law

As technology continues to advance at a rapid pace and buzzwords such as “metaverse” and “AI” are absorbed into everyday vocabulary, lawmakers are scrambling to keep up with new digital trends. This poses fresh challenges to GCs that are trying to stay ahead of the curve and avert legal risks, said panellists at LACCA Live Miami in September.

30 January 2023

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