Topic: Sustainable investment

San Miguel issues first sustainability-linked bonds in Argentina

Nicholson y Cano Abogados has helped citrus company San Miguel issue the first sustainability-linked bonds in the Argentine market, raising some US$50 million.

20 September 2021

TozziniFreire helps BTG Pactual launch impact fund

BTG Pactual has turned to TozziniFreire Advogados to launch a positive impact investment fund, which raised 542 million reais (US$104 million) in its first offering.

08 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

Bruchou acts as deal counsel in Genneia’s green bonds

Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi has used its recently launched climate action and sustainable business platform to advise Argentine renewables company Genneia in an issuance of green bonds worth nearly US$65 million.

27 August 2021

Brazilian renewables company issues green debentures

Brazilian renewables company 2W Energia has turned to Lobo de Rizzo Advogados to issue green debentures worth 475 million reais (US$92 million) for the construction of a wind farm.

27 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

Plastics maker issues Peru’s first global sustainability-linked bond

Peruvian plastic packaging company San Miguel Industrias (SMI) has hired Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York and BBGS Abogados (Peru) to issue sustainability-linked bonds and launch a tender offer, with both transactions worth a total of US$585 million.

16 August 2021

Peruvian education group issues more social bonds

BBGS Abogados has helped Peruvian education group Innova Schools issue social bonds worth 61 million Peruvian soles (US$15 million), which it used to redeem existing debt.

12 August 2021

Interchile raises US$1.2 billion in green bond issuance

Barros & Errázuriz Abogados in Santiago has helped Chilean electricity company Interchile complete its debut issuance of green bonds worth US$1.2 billion, marking the largest green debt tap in Latin America’s power sector.

03 August 2021

Familiar firms in Nemak’s sustainability-linked debt tap

Paul Hasting LLP in New York has helped Mexican automotive parts manufacturer Nemak make its second sustainability-linked bond issuance in less than a month, raising 500 million euros (US$588 million).

27 July 2021

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