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ESG: Navigating a sea of change

As environmental, social and governance (ESG) concerns continue to climb up the corporate agenda in Latin America, law firms can play a crucial role in helping companies achieve sustainable business transformation, but the varying definitions and frameworks around ESG can be difficult to navigate. We find out what the region’s firms are doing to help clients identify some of the key challenges and opportunities.

22 November 2021

Uruguayan firms help software company enter South America

International software group Jonas Software has enlisted Ferrere (Uruguay) to acquire local IT companies GeneXus Consulting and K2B, marking its entry into South America.

05 November 2021

Guyer & Regules and Ferrere in CAF-backed motorway financing

Guyer & Regules has helped Uruguayan construction company Grupo Vial Oriental obtain a US$73 million loan to finance a motorway project.

26 October 2021

Ferrere steers largest private company issuance in Uruguay

Ferrere (Uruguay) has helped local retailer Ta-Ta raise US$100 million in a local debt issuance.

22 October 2021

Wind farms get loan to cancel debt in Uruguay

Cuatrecasas in Madrid and Ferrere (Uruguay) have helped two wind farms in Uruguay operated by Spanish energy company Alarde obtain a loan to refinance and cancel an existing debt facility.

19 October 2021

IBM’s US$60 billion global spinoff calls on LatAm firms

Multinational technology company IBM has hired several firms to carve-out Kyndryl, establishing the managed infrastructure services unit as a standalone business.

14 October 2021

IDB Invest finance Uruguayan transmission line

Posadas, Posadas & Vecino in Montevideo have helped Uruguay’s República Administradora de Fondos de Inversión obtain a US$88 million financing package from IDB Invest to complete works on a transmission line.

07 October 2021

Uruguay’s Ferrere in cross-border fishing loan

Ferrere (Uruguay) has helped a syndicate of Canadian banks provide two loans worth US$663 million in total to fishing company and retailer Cooke Aquaculture, which has operations in Uruguay.

09 September 2021

Nordex refinancing calls on several LatAm firms

German wind turbine manufacturer Nordex has enlisted Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in Frankfurt as lead international counsel to obtain a refinancing, which saw it increase an existing loan by 171 million euros (US$200 million).

06 September 2021

Chilean car importer completes Chapter 11 restructuring

International noteholders of Chilean car importer Automotores Gildemeister have completed a debt-for-equity takeover of the company through a pre-packaged Chapter 11 plan approved in New York.

20 August 2021

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