Market: Latin America & Caribbean

Stocche Forbes boosts infrastructure group

Highly Recommended firm Stocche Forbes has strengthened its infrastructure practice by appointing an in-house lawyer from Brazil’s Proton Energy as partner.

12 October 2021

Brazilian city-bike start-up Tembici gets funding

Tembici, a Brazilian e-bike rental start-up, has hired Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri e Potenza Advogados to raise 430 million reais (US$79 million) in an investment round.

12 October 2021

AES Brasil raises US$205 million in follow-on offer

AES Brasil Energia has enlisted Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in São Paulo and New York and Brazilian firm Lefosse Advogados to execute a 1.1 billion reais (US$205 million) follow-on offering.

12 October 2021

Lorry rental company issues shares in Brazil

Milbank LLP in New York and São Paulo and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro have helped Brazilian lorry rental business Vamos raise 1 billion reais (US$203 million) in a follow-on offering.

12 October 2021

Tauil & Chequer advises all parties in Simpar issuance

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has acted as deal counsel in Brazilian logistics company Simpar’s issuance of debentures worth 1.5 billion reais (US$277 million).

12 October 2021

Cescon Barrieu hires partner from KLA

Brazilian law firm Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has appointed its second partner in less than three months by adding a lawyer from KLA Advogados to its senior rank.

11 October 2021

Bain Capital acquires engineering assets from Rolls-Royce

US private investment fund Bain Capital has hired Cuatrecasas in Madrid and Mexico City to acquire Industria de Turbo Propulsores Aero (ITP Aero), an aerospace and engine component supplier, from Rolls-Royce for 1.7 billion Euros (US$2 billion).

11 October 2021

Brazil's Rumo makes sustainability-linked debt tap

Brazil’s largest private railway operator Rumo has relied on Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York and Lefosse Advogados in São Paulo to make its first sustainability-linked bond issuance worth US$500 million.

11 October 2021

América Móvil and Liberty combine Chilean operations

Mexican telecommunications company América Móvil has enlisted three offices of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP and Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos in Santiago to enter into a joint venture agreement with Liberty Latin America to combine their respective Chilean operations, Claro Chile and VTR.

11 October 2021

Vinci Partners buys several assets in Brazil

Brazilian investment platform Vinci Partners has relied on several local firms to finalise two acquisitions in recent weeks.

11 October 2021

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