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Banco do Brasil makes inaugural social bond offering

Shearman & Sterling LLP in São Paulo, London and New York and Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper in São Paulo have helped Banco do Brasil raise US$500 million in its first social bond offering.

14 January 2022

Paraguayan PPP road project raises US$220 million

White & Case LLP in New York and Mexico City and BKM | Berkemeyer in Asunción have helped a Paraguayan road project issue bonds worth US$220 million to refinance an existing credit line.

13 January 2022

France's Vinci buys LatAm assets in US$6.2 billion energy tie-up

Construction company Vinci has enlisted Cuatrecasas offices in Spain, Chile, Mexico and Peru and Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in Paris to finalise its joint venture with Spanish counterpart ACS in a deal worth up to 5.5 billion euros (US$6.2 billion), handing the French buyer several Latin American energy projects.

11 January 2022

Colombia’s ISA makes first international debt offering

Milbank in New York and Cuatrecasas in Bogotá, Santiago and Lima have helped Colombian group Interconexión Eléctrica (ISA) raise US$330 million in its first international bond issuance.

14 December 2021

Bogotá begins metro construction with US$179 million financing

Three Norton Rose Fulbright offices and Cuatrecasas (Colombia) have helped the concessionaire of Bogotá’s first metro line obtain a 678 billion pesos (US$179 million) bridge financing to fund the pre-construction of the public transport project.

09 December 2021

Peruvian builder gets US$190 million loan

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima have helped Peruvian construction company Urbanova obtain a US$190 million loan from a syndicate of 10 banks.

06 December 2021

Peruvian agribusiness loan calls on four firms

Peruvian agricultural exporter Ecosac has relied on Linklaters in New York and Rubio Leguía Normand in Lima to obtain a US$94 million loan.

26 November 2021

Rio street lights turn “green” with help from several firms

Rio de Janeiro’s public lighting concessionaire Smart RJ has hired White & Case LLP in New York and São Paulo and Demarest Advogados in São Paulo to raise 925 million reais (US$170 million) in a social bond issuance, the proceeds of which it will use make the city’s light infrastructure more eco-friendly.

18 November 2021

Haina issues DR’s first sustainability-linked bonds

Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York has helped Dominican power company Empresa Generadora de Electricidad Haina raise US$300 million in the country’s first sustainability-linked note offering.

17 November 2021

South African miner enters LatAm with US$1 billion buy in Brazil

South African precious metals miner Sibanye-Stillwater Group has enlisted Clifford Chance LLP in São Paulo to acquire Brazilian mining assets from UK private equity fund Appian Capital for US$1 billion.

16 November 2021

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