Market: Latin America & Caribbean

Ecuadorean bank issues first blue bonds

Lexvalor Abogados has helped Ecuador's Banco Internacional become Latin America's first private bank to issue blue bonds in a deal worth US$79 million.

25 November 2022

Bunge and UPL harvest stake in Brazilian agribusiness

Veirano Advogados in São Paulo and Ferrere (Uruguay) have helped US agribusiness Bunge and a subsidiary of Indian counterpart UPL acquire a joint minority stake in Brazilian soybean company Seedcorp.

25 November 2022

Argentina’s Edenor completes US$76 million exchange offer

Edenor, Argentina’s largest power distributor, has hired DLA Piper LLP offices in New York and Buenos Aires to carry out a US$76 million exchange offer.

25 November 2022

Bancolombia first LatAm bank to issue sustainability-linked debt

Holland & Knight (Colombia) has helped the Inter-American Development Bank, IDB Invest and the Latin American Green Bond Fund underwrite the first sustainability-linked bonds issued by a Latin American bank, a deal worth 640 billion pesos (US$132 million).

25 November 2022

Vinci invests in Brazilian equipment-as-a-service group Arklok

Brazilian private equity group Vinci Partners has enlisted Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown to acquire a stake in Arklok, an organisation that leases corporate equipment to local businesses.

25 November 2022

DLA Piper boosts Chilean data privacy group

DLA Piper (Chile) has bolstered its data privacy offering by hiring a government adviser as counsel.

24 November 2022

Brigard Urrutia makes four new directors

Colombian Elite firm Brigard Urrutia has strengthened its competition, real estate, infrastructure and public law offerings by promoting four lawyers to director.

24 November 2022

Mattos Filho and Machado Meyer guide BRK’s first blue bonds

Brazilian water sanitation company BRK has turned to Mattos Filho to raise nearly 2 billion reais (US$366 million) in Latin America’s first issuance of blue debentures made by a private sector company.

24 November 2022

Rebaza Alcázar and Garrigues steer car leasing financing

Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas has helped Leasy, a Peruvian start-up that offers vehicle financing to ride-hailing drivers in Latin America, get a US$10 million facility from Percent Technologies.

24 November 2022

Brazilian tyre company rolls in L Catterton investment

Mattos Filho has helped Brazilian tyre group CantuStore and its founding shareholder land a 600 million reais (US$113 million) minority investment from US private equity company L Catterton.

24 November 2022

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