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Cement investors lose treaty claim against Bolivia

Bolivia says it has defeated a Peruvian group’s US$270 million investment treaty claim over the nationalisation of a stake in a cement producer.

05 December 2023

IDB Invest lends US$255 million to MSMEs in Chile

Chile’s Banco Internacional has enlisted Carey in Santiago to obtain a US$255 million credit line from IDB Invest to help fund local micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).

28 November 2023

BlackRock fund makes energy transition investment in Brazil

Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has helped a BlackRock-owned investment fund, Climate Finance Partnership (CFP), acquire shares in Brazilian energy transition company Brasol.

21 November 2023

Counsel in place for Mexico lithium dispute

A London-listed mining company has appointed external counsel as it requests talks with Mexico to settle an investment treaty dispute over a cancelled lithium concession.

20 November 2023

Grupo Energía Bogotá makes landmark sustainable issuance

Two Winston & Strawn LLP offices and Cuatrecasas (Colombia) have helped Grupo Energía Bogotá (GEB) become the first Colombian energy company to issue sustainability-linked bonds on the international market with a US$400 million offering.

20 November 2023

Canadian miner secures funding for treaty claim against Colombia

A Canadian mining company says it has secured funding for its investment treaty claim against Colombia – which it said risked being discontinued over a failure to pay costs.

15 November 2023

Costa Rica makes US$1.5 billion sovereign debt tap

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York has helped the Republic of Costa Rica issue notes worth US$1.5 billion.

13 November 2023

CAF makes largest-ever US dollar offer in US$1.75 billion deal

Two Sullivan & Cromwell LLP offices have advised Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) on a US$1.75 billion bond offering, marking the largest-ever US-dollar issuance in the Latin American development bank’s history.

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

Brazil’s Klabin secures US$595 million credit facility

Two Clifford Chance LLP offices and local firm Pinheiro Guimarães have helped Brazilian paper company Klabin and its Austrian subsidiary secure a US$595 million credit facility.

17 October 2023

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