Market: Latin America & Caribbean

Brazilian sugar group gets sustainability-linked credit line

Santos Neto Advogados has helped Rabobank grant a US$143 million sustainability-linked loan to the Brazilian subsidiary of French sugar and alcohol producer Tereos.

27 July 2022

Several firms anchor Santos port acquisition

Machado Meyer Advogados and Cascione Pulino Boulos Advogados have helped a port operator controlled by Brazilian fund IG4 Capital acquire US$259 million worth of assets in the state of São Paulo from Rumo, the logistics group of Cosan.

26 July 2022

Japan’s Sumitomo snaps up Brazilian agribusiness Nativa

Japanese conglomerate Sumitomo has enlisted FLH Advogados to buy Brazilian agricultural supplies distributor Nativa Agronegócios.

26 July 2022

Galicia lawyer launches solo arbitration practice

Galicia Abogados senior associate Paola Aldrete has left the firm to launch an arbitration boutique in Mexico City.

26 July 2022

Norwegian companies join forces for solar project in Brazil

Several firms have helped three Norwegian energy companies sign an agreement to develop a solar project in Brazil and ink a power purchase agreement (PPA) with a local aluminium producer.

26 July 2022

Mexican investor scores stake in Spanish football club

Uría Menéndez in Madrid and Von Wobeser y Sierra, SC in Mexico City have helped Mexico’s Grupo Orlegi – the owner of several local football clubs – buy a majority stake in Spanish team Real Sporting de Gijón.

26 July 2022

Telefônica Brasil issues sustainability-linked debentures

Telefônica Brasil has enlisted Mattos Filho to make a 3.5 billion reais (US$641 million) debenture offering, which is linked to environmental and social goals.

26 July 2022

White-collar crime partner returns to SiqueiraCastro

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm SiqueiraCastro has welcomed back a former white-collar crime partner, following less than two years as a solo practitioner.

25 July 2022

Tenaris signs US$460 million US pipe maker acquisition

Argentine steel manufacturer Tenaris has enlisted US firms Sullivan & Cromwell LLP and Jones Walker LLP, and Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno in Buenos Aires to buy Louisiana-based seamless steel pipe manufacturer Benteler for US$460 million.

25 July 2022

Brookfield sells hydroelectric plants in Brazil

The cement and energy subsidiaries of Brazil’s Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional (CSN) have turned to Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra Advogados to buy two hydroelectric power plants from Canadian asset manager Brookfield.

25 July 2022

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