Topic: Sovereign finance

Colombia makes US$1 billion issuance and consolidates bonds

The Republic of Colombia has enlisted Arnold & Porter in Washington, DC, London and New York to make its third sovereign bond issuance since the start of the year, raising US$1 billion.

09 November 2021

Guatemala raises US$1 billion in sovereign issuance

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Alta QIL+4 Abogados in Guatemala City have helped the Republic of Guatemala issue sovereign bonds worth US$1 billion.

20 October 2021

La Rioja joins other Argentine provinces in debt restructuring

The Argentine province of La Rioja has hired Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in Buenos Aires and New York and Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi in Buenos Aires to restructure US$296 million worth of debt.

04 October 2021

Chile taps international market with US$2.1 billion social bonds

Linklaters in New York and Morales & Besa in Santiago have helped the Republic of Chile issue US$2.1 billion worth of social bonds in separate euro and US dollar-denominated tranches.

04 October 2021

Barranquilla gets loan for infrastructure investments

The Colombian district of Barranquilla has hired Clifford Chance LLP in New York and Mendoza in Bogotá to obtain a US$100 million financing from Deutsche Bank.

23 September 2021

PPO in AFD loan to Bolivia for covid-19 relief

PPO Abogados has helped the French Development Agency (AFD) grant a loan of 100 million euros (US$118 million) to Bolivia to support households severely affected by the covid-19 pandemic.

20 September 2021

Buenos Aires province restructures US$7.2 billion debt

The province of Buenos Aires has hired three offices of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and DLA Piper (Argentina) to restructure US$7.2 billion worth of debt, which it defaulted on more than a year ago.

17 September 2021

Mexico offers more bonds linked to UN development goals

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York has advised the Republic of Mexico in its second issuance of sovereign bonds linked to the United Nations’ sustainable development goals in a deal worth 1.25 billion euros (US$1.5 billion).

22 July 2021

Brazil raises US$2.25 billion in sovereign issuance

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and São Paulo has helped the Republic of Brazil offer sovereign bonds worth US$2.25 billion.

21 July 2021

Familiar firms reunite for Chilean sovereign social bond

The Republic of Chile has hired Linklaters in New York and local law firm Morales & Besa to raise 1.5 trillion pesos (US$2 billion) in a sovereign social bond issuance.

16 July 2021

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