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LATAM Airlines gets additional US$750 million DIP financing

LATAM Airlines has hired several international and Latin American law firms to obtain an additional US$750 million debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing, part of the aviation group’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.

24 November 2021

Peruvian miner Minsur makes US$500 million debt offer

Peruvian mining company Minsur has relied on Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima to issue US$500 million worth of notes and make a concurrent tender offer.

15 November 2021

Tread carefully to avoid discrimination claims over vaccination status

While successful vaccine rollouts in many Latin American countries have resulted in employees returning to their usual workspaces, panellists at the Latin Lawyer Connect: Labour & Employment conference highlighted that employers should follow local governments’ guidelines around reopening offices to the letter to avoid discrimination claims.

28 October 2021

Multiple firms in Colombia’s first PPP hospital financing

Garrigues (Colombia) has helped local medical company Promotora Hospital de Bosa and its sponsor, Spain’s Grupo Ortiz, receive a US$68 million loan to fund the construction of the Andean country’s first public-private partnership (PPP) hospital.

22 October 2021

Increase flexibility or risk losing female partners, warn panellists

The latest generation of female lawyers are less willing to sacrifice significant portions of their personal lives to climb the ranks, indicating that firms should normalise flexibility and promote a healthier work-life balance if they want to keep women on track for partnership.

19 October 2021

Peruvian private school joins international education network

Colegio Peruano Británico has hired Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados to join the network of international schools of the UK’s Nord Anglia Education.

24 September 2021

Cold storage group launches Latin American business

Emergent Cold Latin America has enlisted Latham & Watkins LLP in San Diego and Los Angeles and Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima to raise US$450 million in an investment round to launch a temperature-controlled warehousing business in the region and make its first acquisition in Peru.

09 September 2021

Rodrigo Elías and Rebaza Alcázar in Aenza’s convertible bonds

Peruvian infrastructure company Aenza has enlisted Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados to issue convertible bonds worth US$90 million, becoming the country's first publicly-listed company to use the financial instrument.

03 September 2021

UK online payment company Paysafe continues LatAm expansion

Paysafe has enlisted Greenberg Traurig LLP as lead international counsel to make its second acquisition in Latin America in a couple of weeks, buying US counterpart SafetyPay and its operations in the region for US$441 million.

25 August 2021

Second Lima metro line on track after double-pronged loan

Garrigues (Peru) has helped Lima Metro Line 2 obtain two financing packages, worth US$961 million in total, to fund the development of a second metro line in the Peruvian capital.

12 August 2021

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