Market: International

Chile purchases World Bank catastrophe bonds

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York has helped Chile purchase and exchange catastrophe bonds issued by the World Bank’s International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), a deal worth US$630 million.

30 March 2023

Automotive group ABC increases loan in Mexico and Canada

Canada’s Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC in Mexico City have helped Canadian automotive company ABC Technologies and its Mexican subsidiaries amend the terms of an existing loan, increasing it to US$735 million.

30 March 2023

Peruvian mining group buys equipment assets

Two Cuatrecasas offices have helped Peruvian mining group Stracon buy the Chilean and Peruvian assets of US equipment rental company AMECO.

29 March 2023

Join us in Mexico City for ACI summit

PepsiCo’s global corporate compliance director is among the speakers confirmed for Latin Lawyer and Global Investigations Review’s annual Anti-Corruption & Investigations event in Mexico City. Read on for more details of the programme and how to register.

29 March 2023

Ambipar subsidiary sells stake in emergency response JV

Mattos Filho has helped the US subsidiary of Brazilian environmental management company Ambipar divest its stake in an emergency response joint venture that it has with local maritime company OceanPact.

29 March 2023

Firms return for Cemex US$1 billion perpetual notes offering

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Galicia Abogados in Mexico City have helped the underwriters of Cemex’s issuance of US$1 billion worth of perpetual notes, a type of security with no maturity date.

28 March 2023

Firms steer US-Mexico real estate SPAC merger

Three Clifford Chance LLP offices and Nader, Hayaux & Goebel in Mexico City have helped Mexican property developer Murano go public by merging with a US special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) in a deal valued at US$810 million.

27 March 2023

US marketing company combines with Brazilian gaming platform

Dias Carneiro Advogados has helped US marketing company DigitalReef enter the online gaming sector by merging with Brazilian platform Gamers Club.

27 March 2023

Familiar firms return for América Móvil reclassification

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Robles Miaja Abogados in Mexico City have helped telecoms titan América Móvil reclassify its existing shares on the Mexican and New York stock exchanges.

24 March 2023

Argentine arbitrator challenged over Venezuela appointments

A UK election technology investor has applied to disqualify arbitrator Raúl Vinuesa from hearing a US$1.5 billion International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim against Venezuela, alleging that his repeat appointments by the state raise doubts about his impartiality.

24 March 2023

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