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Mattos Filho and Veirano steer São Paulo metro issuance

Mattos Filho has helped the concession holder of a line on the São Paulo metro issue debentures worth 500 million reais (US$100 million).

16 November 2023

Sectors must unite for LatAm energy transition to succeed

Latin American industries cannot drive the energy transition alone and must strive for a united approach when implementing the necessary infrastructure for a renewables boom in the region, a director at Norwegian brokerage group DNB Markets has said.

15 November 2023

Pro bono: promoting a cultural shift

Pro bono is a sure-fire way for firms to retain the finest legal talent and solidify their reputations in a world where social accountability is more important than ever. But recent data collected by Latin Lawyer and the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice shows that firms must work to broaden their appeal to lawyers and implement rigorous monitoring mechanisms to transform pro bono from a programme into a priority.

13 November 2023

One week to go until project finance conference in New York

There is just over a week to go until top figures from Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) and investment companies Alllianz, The Carlyle Group and KKR will speak at Latin Lawyer Live: Regional Project Finance in New York.

06 November 2023

Aegea gets US$300 million for Rio sanitation projects

Two White & Case LLP offices and Mattos Filho in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro have helped a subsidiary of Brazilian sanitation company Aegea obtain a 1.5 billion reais (US$300 million) financing from IDB Invest and French development bank Proparco, with the funds earmarked for water treatment projects in Rio de Janeiro.

03 November 2023

Engie buys Brazilian solar assets from Atlas

Five Mayer Brown LLP offices have helped Engie Brasil acquire five Brazilian solar projects from Atlas Renewable Energy – which is owned by US investor Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) – for 3.2 billion reais (US$641 million).

01 November 2023

Who are LACCA’s Thought Leaders 2024?

The results for this year’s LACCA Thought Leaders are in. We take a look at which private practice lawyers have been voted as the very best in their field by Latin America’s in-house community.

01 November 2023

ESG: prepare for tomorrow’s laws, today

Panellists at Latin Lawyer’s Anti-Corruption and Investigations Brazil conference last month say companies should treat ESG guidelines and recommendations as if they were laws in order to galvanise their actions and build watertight sustainability practices in an increasingly regulated space.

30 October 2023

Who is in LACCA Approved 2024?

The Latin American Corporate Counsel Association has released the latest edition of LACCA Approved. Read on to find out who the leading private practitioners are and which law firms received the most votes from in-house counsel.

30 October 2023

Aegea makes US$500 million sustainability-linked issuance

Mattos Filho in São Paulo has helped Brazilian sanitation company Aegea Saneamento e Participações issue US$500 million worth of sustainability-linked notes through its finance subsidiary.

27 October 2023

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