Topic: Sovereign finance

Familiar firms return for Uruguayan sovereign bond issuance

Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo have helped a group of banks underwrite the Republic of Uruguay's US$1.2 billion sovereign bond issuance.

02 June 2021

Deal of the Year Winner: Restructuring

Featured in 15th Annual Awards

In the aftermath of Argentina’s historic deal with its foreign creditors, President Alberto Fernández described the indebtedness the country had left behind as a “labyrinth”. The US$65 billion deal is the largest sovereign debt restructuring in recent years and marked the first test of collective action clauses (CACs) included in bonds issued by Argentina back in 2016. It wins the restructuring category of our Deal of the Year Awards.

25 May 2021

Familiar firms return for Mexican sovereign bond issuance

The Republic of Mexico has hired Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York to raise US$3.25 billion in a sovereign bond issuance.

20 May 2021

Familiar firms in Chilean US$2 billion sovereign bond offering

The Republic of Chile has hired Linklaters in New York and Morales & Besa in Santiago in its latest sovereign bond issuance, worth US$2 billion.

18 May 2021

Argentine provinces Río Negro, Neuquén and Chubut issue debt

Several Argentine law firms have helped the provinces of Río Negro, Neuquén and Chubut issue local debt for a combined value of 4.5 billion pesos (US$49 million).

16 April 2021

Chile makes first sovereign sustainable bond offering

The Republic of Chile has hired Linklaters in New York, Lee and Li in Taipei and Morales & Besa in Santiago to issue the country’s first sovereign sustainable bonds, raising US$1.5 billion.

15 April 2021

Jujuy becomes latest Argentine province to restructure debt

Holland & Knight LLP in New York and DLA Piper (Argentina) have helped the province of Jujuy restructure US$210 million worth of foreign debt.

26 March 2021

Four firms in Peru’s largest sovereign issuance

Paul Hastings LLP in New York and Hernández & Cía Abogados in Lima have helped the Republic of Peru make its largest-ever sovereign debt issuance, raising US$5 billion through dollar and euro bonds.

22 March 2021

Paraguay and Dominican Republic issue sovereign debt

A slew of international and Latin American law firms has advised on two separate sovereign bond issuances made by the Dominican Republic and Paraguay, in which the countries raised US$3.3 billion.

15 February 2021

Chile makes green and social bonds issuance worth US$4.25 billion

Linklaters in New York and Morales & Besa in Santiago have helped the Republic of Chile issue US$4.25 billion worth of green and social bonds by re-opening existing debt and offering new bonds in four euro and dollar-denominated tranches.

29 January 2021

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