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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

Multiple firms guide US$1.8 billion tariff stabilisation bonds in Chile

The New York offices of Shearman & Sterling LLP and White & Case LLP and Claro & Cía and Morales & Besa in Santiago have helped a group of Chilean power companies benefit from US$1.8 billion worth of tariff stabilisation bonds, which will help energy distributors manage a temporary cap on electricity prices under new legislation.

27 September 2023

LNG group gets funds to expand in Colombia with energy buy

Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas has helped Colombian liquefied natural gas company LNG Energy Group purchase Bogotá-based gas group Lewis Energy Colombia (LEC) after the buyer received acquisition financing from Macquarie.

26 September 2023

Veirano features in multibillion-dollar German-Spanish utilities buy

Veirano Advogados has helped German utilities group Steag in its US$2.8 billion sale to Spanish infrastructure investment fund Asterion, including the target’s Brazilian subsidiary.

18 September 2023

How can firms cultivate Mexico’s precarious IPO landscape?

Real estate company Vesta’s US$445 million listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in July has sparked confidence that there is still life for Mexican IPOs, despite a global slump. But opinion is divided among local and international law firms when it comes to determining whether Mexican IPOs are on the verge of blossoming or withering away.

11 September 2023

Brazilian contractor wins ICC award against PDVSA

An International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) tribunal has ordered Venezuela’s national oil and gas company PDVSA to pay around US$52 million to a Brazilian construction group for terminating contracts to build two gas processing facilities.

30 August 2023

Latin Lawyer Elite 2024: the firms

Latin Lawyer Elite firms have each created their own paths towards excellence and show unique areas of strength. Here, we announce this year’s Elite.

29 August 2023

Latin Lawyer introduces International Elite

For the first time, Latin Lawyer 250 presents International Elite, revealing the international firms that we believe are operating at the very top of the region’s legal market.

24 August 2023

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