Market: International

DLA Piper Gallástegui swipes six partners from White & Case

Mexican firm DLA Piper Gallástegui y Lozano has scored a coup by hiring six partners from local Highly Recommended outfit White & Case SC.

19 January 2022

SoftBank invests US$127 million in Brazilian healthtech Alice

Holland & Knight LLP in Miami and Philadelphia has helped Japanese investor SoftBank inject US$127 million into Brazilian healthcare start-up Alice.

19 January 2022

Multiple firms in Ecuador’s latest DPR offering

Hogan Lovells LLP in New York has helped Ecuadorean Banco del Austro make a debt issuance worth nearly US$88 million secured by a portfolio of dollar-denominated diversified payment rights (DPRs).

19 January 2022

AES increases stake in Andean subsidiary

AES Andes has hired Claro & Cía to sell a stake in the business to its US parent energy group AES Corporation for 437 billion Chilean pesos (US$530 million).

18 January 2022

Shearman and Miranda & Amado seal Peruvian mining loan

Peruvian mining company Volcan has relied on Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York to obtain a US$400 million four-year loan from a syndicate of banks.

18 January 2022

Bumper harvest and DIP loan help Brazil's Moreno exit bankruptcy

Felsberg Advogados has helped Brazilian sugar ethanol company Grupo Moreno repay its entire debt pile of 1 billion reais (US$180 million), withdrawing a debtor-in-possession (DIP) loan to settle the bill.

17 January 2022

Chilean renewables financing calls on multiple firms

Madrid-based Matrix Renewables has enlisted Milbank in New York and Guerrero Olivos in Santiago to raise US$315 million through a note issuance and a loan to develop renewable energy projects in Chile.

17 January 2022

Several firms in Alsea US$500 million offering

Mexican restaurant operator Alsea has hired Garrigues in Madrid and DLA Piper LLP in Miami, Mexico City and Buenos Aires to issue US$500 million worth of notes.

17 January 2022

Banco do Brasil makes inaugural social bond offering

Shearman & Sterling LLP in São Paulo, London and New York and Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper in São Paulo have helped Banco do Brasil raise US$500 million in its first social bond offering.

14 January 2022

Revisit Latin Lawyer’s M&A conference

The Latin Lawyer Connect: M&A 2021 conference is now available to watch in full online. The event featured keynote speakers Alexandre Costa Rangel, commissioner at Brazil’s securities commission CVM, and Arminio Fraga Neto, founder of Brazilian asset management fund Gávea Investimentos.

14 January 2022

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