Market: International

SQM raises US$700 million in first green bonds

Winston & Strawn LLP in New York and Chicago and Chilean firm Claro & Cía have helped Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM) raise US$700 million in its inaugural green bond offering.

27 September 2021

Thailand’s Indorama enters Brazilian fertiliser market

Thai chemical manufacturer Indorama has enlisted Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados to acquire Brazilian fertiliser producer Adufértil.

27 September 2021

CSN Cimentos spends US$1.3 billion in two acquisitions

Several Brazilian and international law firms have advised on two acquisitions by cement producer CSN Cimentos, worth US$1.3 billion in total.

24 September 2021

Liberty buys Claro Panamá from América Móvil

Telecoms company Liberty Latin America’s subsidiary Cable & Wireless Panamá has hired US firm Baker Botts LLP and Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee in Panama City to acquire counterpart Claro Panamá from Mexico’s América Móvil for US$200 million.

24 September 2021

Metro de Santiago makes US$650 million debt offer

Ried Fabres in Santiago has helped Chilean transportation company Empresa de Transporte de Pasajeros Metro issue US$650 million worth of notes.

24 September 2021

Belgian-Brazilian hygiene M&A dispute settles

A Belgium-based provider of personal hygiene products has agreed to settle an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) claim against a Brazilian pharmaceuticals group over a €300 million (US$353 million) acquisition.

24 September 2021

Genneia debuts global green bonds with exchange offer

Linklaters in New York and Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi in Buenos Aires have helped Argentine renewables group Genneia issue the country’s first corporate green bonds on the international market, forming part of an exchange offer worth US$461 million.

23 September 2021

Several firms dock Italy-Brazil vessel deal

Lefosse Advogados has helped Italian maritime company Finarge sell its Brazilian subsidiary to local counterpart CBO Group in a deal worth US$94 million.

23 September 2021

Barranquilla gets loan for infrastructure investments

The Colombian district of Barranquilla has hired Clifford Chance LLP in New York and Mendoza in Bogotá to obtain a US$100 million financing from Deutsche Bank.

23 September 2021

Grupo Bimbo gets first sustainable financing

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York and Galicia Abogados in Mexico City have helped food company Grupo Bimbo obtain a sustainability-linked loan worth US$1.75 billion.

22 September 2021

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