Market: International

Peruvian company gets loan to fund power concessions

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima has helped Peruvian energy company Puerto Maldonado Transmisora de Energía (Pumate) secure a US$30 million loan to develop two local power projects.

20 September 2022

Ritch Mueller and Thompson Coburn in cross-border software buy

Ritch Mueller y Nicolau, SC in Mexico City has represented global digital consultancy Perficient in its acquisition of US software company Inflection Point.

20 September 2022

Global billion-dollar plastics deal calls on Brazilian counsel

US plastics manufacturer Avient has hired four Jones Day offices and FLH Advogados in São Paulo to buy Dutch chemicals group DSM, including its operations in Latin America, for US$1.5 billion.

16 September 2022

Reinsurer IRB Brasil raises US$230 million in equity offering

IRB Brasil Resseguros has hired Hogan Lovells LLP in São Paulo and New York and Mattos Filho in São Paulo to raise 1.2 billion reais (US$230 million) in an equity offering, following multi-million dollar losses in the second quarter of the year.

15 September 2022

Still time to register for Latin Lawyer Live: Private Equity

Emanuel Hernandez, research director at Latin America-focused investment association LAVCA, and Maximiliano Ritter, head of M&A at Goldman Sachs Latin America, will discuss market trends in the opening panel of Latin Lawyer Live: Private Equity 2022 in New York next week.

15 September 2022

Mexico’s Saltillo amends US$245 million credit line

Santamarina y Steta in Monterrey has helped Mexican manufacturer Grupo Industrial Saltillo amend an existing US$245 million loan.

15 September 2022

US telecoms group gets IDB Invest loan for LatAm operations

Puerto Rico-based QMC Telecom has hired Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia) to obtain a US$45 million credit line from IDB Invest to finance its operations in Colombia, Mexico and Peru.

15 September 2022

LatAm firms brew coffee roaster’s sustainability-linked loan

Dentons in Amsterdam and Bogotá as well as Brazil's Santos Neto Advogados have helped a group of lenders provide a US$275 million sustainability-linked loan to coffee producer Sucafina, which has operations in several Latin American countries.

13 September 2022

Grupo Argos gets US$750 million credit line for US subsidiary

Argos North America – the US branch of Colombian cement and energy conglomerate Grupo Argos – has hired Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York to obtain a US$750 million credit line to refinance its existing debt.

12 September 2022

Chilean PE group lands IDB Invest financing

Trancura Legal in Santiago has helped Chilean private equity group VolcomCapital secure a US$50 million loan from IDB Invest.

12 September 2022

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