Market: International

Brazil gets first publicly-listed facilities company

Brazilian facilities management company GPS has hired two Milbank offices and Lefosse Advogados in São Paulo to raise 2.5 billion reais (US$460 million) in an IPO, becoming the first business in its industry to float on the B3 stock exchange.

06 May 2021

EY Law in Costa Rican space radar project

EY Law (Costa Rica) has helped Silicon Valley-based LeoLabs set up its innovative space radar project in the Central American country.

06 May 2021

FEMSA makes Latin America’s largest sustainability-linked debt tap

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York has helped Mexican drinks group FEMSA make Latin America’s largest sustainability-linked debt tap, part of a 1.2 billion euro (US$1.4 billion) notes offering.

05 May 2021

Register for Latin Lawyer and GIR Connect: Anti-Corruption & Investigations Mexico

High-profile private practice lawyers, the director of sustainability and responsible investment at Grupo Financiero Banorte and the CEO of Mexico’s BIVA stock exchange will appear at Latin Lawyer and GIR Connect: Anti-Corruption & Investigations Mexico.

04 May 2021

Multilatina makes Central America’s largest green debt tap

Several international and Latin American law firms have helped the renewables subsidiary of Guatemalan multilatina Corporación Multi Inversiones (CMI) make Central America’s largest green bond issuance as part of a US$1 billion liability management transaction.

04 May 2021

BNDES makes milestone billion-dollar issuance

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York and São Paulo and White & Case LLP in Miami and São Paulo have advised BNDES Participações, the equity arm of Brazilian development bank BNDES, on its offering of 11.5 billion reais (US$2.2 billion) worth of participatory debentures in national mining giant Vale.

04 May 2021

Baker McKenzie hires from Nader Hayaux in Mexico

Baker McKenzie (Mexico) has strengthened its transactional offering by hiring a partner from local firm Nader, Hayaux & Goebel.

30 April 2021

Mexico’s Metalsa makes sustainability-linked debt tap

Mexican automotive parts manufacturer Metalsa has enlisted Paul Hastings LLP in New York and González Calvillo, SC in Mexico City to make a US$300 million sustainability-linked debt tap.

30 April 2021

Atacama wind farm gets US$231 million financing

Milbank in New York and Philippi Prietocarrioza Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) have helped the local subsidiary of Spanish renewables group Ibereólica obtain a US$231 million loan to fund the operations of a wind farm in northern Chile.

30 April 2021

Several firms in Sequoia Logística’s follow-on offering

Machado Meyer Advogados in São Paulo has helped Sequoia Logística e Transportes issue primary and second shares for 894 million reais (US$159 million).

29 April 2021

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