Market: Mexico

Nordex refinancing calls on several LatAm firms

German wind turbine manufacturer Nordex has enlisted Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in Frankfurt as lead international counsel to obtain a refinancing, which saw it increase an existing loan by 171 million euros (US$200 million).

06 September 2021

Nader Hayaux steers BBVA-Bupa health insurance programme

Nader, Hayaux & Goebel advised and assisted healthcare insurer Bupa México in its collaboration with BBVA to create and implement a new medical expenses insurance product, in which the company acted as reinsurer.

02 September 2021

GIP buys largest private power generator in Mexico

US investment fund Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) has hired six offices of Latham & Watkins LLP and Mexican firm Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC to acquire Saavi Energía from British counterpart Actis for US$275 million.

01 September 2021

Mexico’s Bancomext makes US$500 million bond offer

Mexican state-owned Banco Nacional de Comercio Exterior (Bancomext) has hired Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Galicia Abogados in Mexico City to raise US$500 million in a Tier 2 bond issuance, which was also classified as green debt.

01 September 2021

Creel García-Cuéllar promotes five to partner

Mexican Latin Lawyer Elite firm Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC has announced the promotion of five lawyers to partner, strengthening its competition, finance, M&A, labour and tax groups for 2022.

31 August 2021

Pérez Correa González helps in Mexican earthquake app funding

Mexican investment fund GC Capital has enlisted local firm Pérez Correa González to renegotiate its investment in SkyAlert, an app designed to alert and warn its users about earthquakes.

26 August 2021

UK online payment company Paysafe continues LatAm expansion

Paysafe has enlisted Greenberg Traurig LLP as lead international counsel to make its second acquisition in Latin America in a couple of weeks, buying US counterpart SafetyPay and its operations in the region for US$441 million.

25 August 2021

CABEI issues world’s first covid-19 recovery social bonds

The Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) has hired Mexican firm Ritch Mueller to issue the world’s first-ever social recovery and reactivation covid-19 bond, worth 5 billion Mexican pesos (US$250 million).

25 August 2021

Mexican hotel group restructures debt in US pre-pack process

Mexican hotel operator Grupo Posadas has entered an agreement with creditors to restructure US$393 million worth of notes through a pre-packaged process in the US.

25 August 2021

E-commerce platform Nuvemshop becomes Brazil’s latest unicorn

US venture capital fund Insight Partners has enlisted Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York and Brazilian firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados, Marval O'Farrell Mairal in Buenos Aires and Mexico’s González Calvillo, SC to inject US$500 million into Brazilian e-commerce platform Nuvemshop.

24 August 2021

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