Topic: Sustainable investment

Sidley Austin and Mattos Filho set up Vinci Partners impact fund

Three Sidley Austin LLP offices and Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados in São Paulo have helped Brazilian private equity company Vinci Partners structure an impact fund and help it raise 1 billion reais (US$179 million).

09 April 2021

CMPC issues Chile’s first sustainability-linked bonds

Barros & Errázuriz Abogados has helped paper company Inversiones CMPC become the first Chilean company to issue sustainability-linked bonds, raising US$500 million.

08 April 2021

Creel García-Cuéllar helps IDB Invest issue gender-focused social bonds

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez SC has helped IDB Invest issue social bonds worth US$122 million to finance gender equality and female empowerment projects in Mexico, in line with the United Nations’ sustainable development goals.

01 April 2021

As corporate ESG takes off, how can law firms help?

Featured in Who represents Latin America's biggest companies 2020?

Environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) initiatives are a hot topic among companies that have clocked changing consumer habits and want to get ahead of the trend in Latin America. Here, GCs consider what role external counsel have in helping companies put ESG efforts into practice.

30 March 2021

Central America’s CABEI makes first social bond issuance

Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York has helped the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) raise US$500 million in its first-ever social bond issuance.

19 March 2021

Former IDB executive director joins PAG Law

US firm PAG Law has strengthened its Latin America-focused offering by hiring a former US executive director of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) as partner and head of its environment, social and governance (ESG) practice.

08 March 2021

Minas Gerais development bank offers sustainable bonds

Brazil’s Madrona Advogados has advised the development bank of Minas Gerais, BDMG, on a sustainable bond issuance of US$50 million, which it will use to back green and social projects in the state.

15 February 2021

Brazilian soybean producer makes US$750 million sustainable debt tap

White & Case LLP in New York, Miami and São Paulo and Brazil’s Santos Neto Advogados have helped Brazilian soybean producer Amaggi raise US$750 million in a sustainable bond issuance.

03 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

Minas Gerais Development Bank makes first sustainable bond issue

Madrona Advogados has helped Minas Gerais Development Bank (BDMG) issue sustainable bonds worth US$50 million.

28 January 2021

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