Work Area: Projects & infrastructure

Brazilian city-bike start-up Tembici raises US$47 million in venture capital

Akerman LLP in New York and Miami and Eick Haber Grezzana & Nascimento in São Paulo have jointly advised Brazilian city-bike company Tembici to raise US$47 million in venture funding.

02 July 2020

Who is in LACCA Approved 2021?

With so many options out there, it can be hard to decide which external counsel to hire, so legal teams often prefer to go off recommendations. Ahead of the release of the 2021 edition of LACCA Approved, we take a sneak peek at the list of Latin America’s leading law firm partners, as voted for by in-house counsel.

29 June 2020

Mattos Filho announces women-dominated promotion round

Brazilian Latin Lawyer Elite firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has promoted six associates, including five women, to the partnership in São Paulo, strengthening its infrastructure, corporate and M&A, tax, disputes, and capital markets offerings.

10 June 2020

Trench Rossi behind US$431 million renewables PPA in Brazil

Trench Rossi Watanabe has helped Brazilian technology company Tivit sign a US$431 million power purchase agreement (PPA) with local renewables developer Casa dos Ventos.

04 June 2020

González Calvillo announces new partners and counsel

Mexico's González Calvillo, SC has promoted two senior associates to partner and another three to counsel, strengthening its capital markets, project finance, data privacy, litigation and environmental practices.

03 June 2020

BLP steers IFC loan to Costa Rica capital San José

BLP (Costa Rica) has helped the International Finance Corporation (IFC) lend US$12 million to the municipality of San José to fund renovation and infrastructure projects in the country’s capital.

22 May 2020

Brigard Urrutia and Posse Herrera in Colombian 4G toll road loan

Brigard Urrutia has helped a toll road concessionaire of Colombian construction and engineering companies CSS Constructores and Alca Ingeniería get a US$176 million loan for a motorway south-west of Bogotá.

21 May 2020

Creel García-Cuéllar and Galicia in landmark secondary FIBRA E offering

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC has helped a FIBRA E trust, managed by a subsidiary of Mexican infrastructure group Impulsora del Desarrollo y el Empleo en América Latina (IDEAL), make the first-ever secondary equity offering in Mexico by a FIBRA E, worth 25 billion Mexican pesos (US$1 billion).

18 May 2020

Linklaters promotes LatAm lawyer in New York

Global law firm Linklaters has strengthened its Latin America group by promoting an energy and infrastructure counsel to partner in New York.

15 May 2020

Multiple firms behind Colombian 4G road financing

Jones Day’s Miami and Madrid offices and Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá have helped the concession arm of Spanish construction company Sacyr obtain a US$510 million financing for a motorway project in north-eastern Colombia.

28 April 2020

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