Market: International

Softbank invests in Brazilian banking and payments platform

Demarest Advogados in São Paulo has advised Japan’s Softbank as one of the lead investors in a US$108 million funding round for Brazilian banking and payments technology platform Pismo.

05 November 2021

Vella Pugliese and KLA in Italy-Brazil air transport buy

Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados has advised Italy’s Bomi Group, a healthcare-focused logistics company, in the acquisition of Brazilian air transport business Line Express and ALX (Linex).

05 November 2021

Uruguayan firms help software company enter South America

International software group Jonas Software has enlisted Ferrere (Uruguay) to acquire local IT companies GeneXus Consulting and K2B, marking its entry into South America.

05 November 2021

Falabella issues debt and launches tender offer

Chilean retailer Falabella has enlisted Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York and Carey in Santiago to issue new notes and launch a tender offer in a deal worth nearly US$1.2 billion.

04 November 2021

Four firms in Chilean renewables financing

Chilean investment group Rockville Capital has hired three White & Case LLP offices and Prieto in Santiago to get a US$120 million credit facility to fund renewable energy projects.

04 November 2021

Familiar names in Codelco’s US$780 million issuance

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Buenos Aires and Carey in Santiago have helped Chile’s state-owned copper company Codelco raise US$780 million in a bond issuance.

03 November 2021

Several firms steer Mexico-US tomato grower JV

Hogan Lovells (Mexico) has helped local agribusiness Grupo Ganfer enter into a joint venture with NatureSweet, a US grower and seller of tomatoes.

03 November 2021

Telecoms loan calls on Chilean firms

Garrigues (Chile) has helped local telecommunications company Grupo GTD obtain a syndicated loan of 190 billion pesos (US$232 million).

02 November 2021

Mexican department store makes US$300 million tender offer

Mexico’s largest department store operator Liverpool has hired Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York and Galicia Abogados in Mexico City to make a US$300 million tender offer.

02 November 2021

UK’s ATOME partners with Paraguayan green hydrogen project

UK renewables company ATOME Energy has turned to Ferrere (Paraguay) to sign an agreement with Itaipú Technology Park to build and finance a green hydrogen and ammonia production facility in the South American country.

01 November 2021

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