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Petrobras loses claim against Odebrecht

Brazil’s Petrobras has lost a US$162 million arbitration against the construction group formerly known as Odebrecht over alleged violations of a shareholders’ agreement for a petrochemicals company.

19 May 2023

GIC partners with Brazil’s Neoenergia for transmission investment

Three Stocche Forbes Advogados offices have helped a fund owned by Singaporean investor acquire a stake in the transmission subsidiary of Brazilian power company Neoenergia for 1.2 billion reais (US$243 million), allowing the two parties to form a new investment platform.

15 May 2023

Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year winners announced

Latin Lawyer announced the winners of its 17th annual Deal of the Year Awards at a charity dinner in São Paulo on 11 May, which was attended by over 270 guests.

12 May 2023

Ecuador completes largest debt-for-nature swap

Multiple Dentons offices have helped the Republic of Ecuador complete the world’s biggest debt-for-nature swap transaction, through which the Andean nation has eliminated around US$1 billion worth of debt.

12 May 2023

Several firms steer 4G toll road financing in Colombia

The sponsors of one of the busiest toll roads in Colombia’s 4G programme have hired Paul Hastings LLP in New York and Paris and Cuatrecasas (Colombia) to obtain multi-tranche financing worth 2.6 trillion pesos (US$595 million).

12 May 2023

Clifford Chance expands LatAm offering

Clifford Chance LLP has strengthened its Latin American offering by promoting a lawyer to partner in its New York office and making a counsel in Washington, DC.

09 May 2023

Which firms advised Latin America’s largest banks in 2022?

Clients from Latin America’s banking and finance sector relied on external counsel for expert advice in debt restructurings, fintech compliance and ESG-related financings in 2022, according to the latest research by Latin Lawyer’s affiliate publication LACCA. The survey explores which law firms proved most popular among the region’s 50 largest banks.

02 May 2023

Banco do Brasil raises US$750 million with sustainable issuance

Three Shearman & Sterling LLP offices, Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper in São Paulo and Campbells in the Cayman Islands have helped Banco do Brasil raise US$750 million through a sustainable bond issuance.

02 May 2023

Cartagena port gets US$120 million refinancing

Three Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP offices and Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas in Bogotá have helped Canadian infrastructure group Frontera obtain a US$120 million facility to refinance debt relating to its port terminal in the northern Colombian city of Cartagena.

19 April 2023

GIP buys stake in Peruvian port operator Tramarsa

Three Latham & Watkins LLP offices and Miranda & Amado in Lima have helped US investor Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) buy a stake in Peruvian port operator Tramarsa from local conglomerate Grupo Romero.

17 April 2023

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