Market: International

Hogan Lovells nabs LatAm partner from Jones Day

Hogan Lovells LLP has bolstered its projects and infrastructure offering by hiring a partner with extensive Latin American experience from Jones Day, which recently appointed a new M&A partner focused on the region.

11 January 2022

France's Vinci buys LatAm assets in US$6.2 billion energy tie-up

Construction company Vinci has enlisted Cuatrecasas offices in Spain, Chile, Mexico and Peru and Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in Paris to finalise its joint venture with Spanish counterpart ACS in a deal worth up to 5.5 billion euros (US$6.2 billion), handing the French buyer several Latin American energy projects.

11 January 2022

Revisit Latin Lawyer’s Project Finance conference

Latin Lawyer Connect: Project Finance 2021 is now available to watch in full online. Daniel Bartfeld and Carolina Walther-Meade from Milbank and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados partner Pablo Sorj co-chaired the event.

11 January 2022

Several firms in Brazil’s 2021 oil surplus auctions

Demarest Advogados has helped QP Brasil, a subsidiary of QatarEnergy, win a bid in the country’s most recent auction of transfer-of-rights for the offshore oil field Sépia, which raised some 25 billion reais (US$4.4 billion).

10 January 2022

Avianca emerges from Chapter 11 restructuring

Five offices of US firm Milbank and Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá have helped Latin American airline Avianca emerge from its Chapter 11 restructuring process and eliminate debt worth more than US$1 billion.

10 January 2022

Brazilian air mobility company merges with US SPAC

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York and Los Angeles and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo has helped Brazilian urban air mobility business Eve combine with Zanite, a US special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) focused on the aviation sector.

10 January 2022

Pemex issues bonds following US$3.5 billion investment

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York has helped Mexican state-owned oil group Pemex make a US$1 billion bond offering and obtain a US$3.5 billion investment from the country’s Ministry of Finance.

07 January 2022

Several firms help Banco de Chile raise US$500 million

Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York and Carey in Santiago have helped Banco de Chile issue US$500 million in its first offering under its US$3 billion medium-term note programme.

07 January 2022

Shearman and Ritch Mueller guide CABEI issuance

Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York and Ritch Mueller y Nicolau, S.C. in Mexico City have helped The Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) issue 3.4 billion Mexican pesos (US$162 million) worth of notes.

07 January 2022

Several firms in Brazilian agribusiness export securitisation deal

Three offices of White & Case LLP and Santos Neto Advogados in São Paulo have helped Brazilian agribusiness Caramuru Alimentos structure and implement its export securitisation programme of up to US$150 million for receivables granted by the export of products to Europe.

06 January 2022

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