Topic: Sustainable investment

Headrick Rizik steers historic Dominican green bond trust

Dominican firm Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández has helped power company Empresa Generadora de Electricidad Haina set up a trust through which the company plans to issue the country’s first green bonds.

06 May 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.

05 May 2021

FEMSA makes Latin America’s largest sustainability-linked debt tap

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York has helped Mexican drinks group FEMSA make Latin America’s largest sustainability-linked debt tap, part of a 1.2 billion euro (US$1.4 billion) notes offering.

05 May 2021

Multilatina makes Central America’s largest green debt tap

Several international and Latin American law firms have helped the renewables subsidiary of Guatemalan multilatina Corporación Multi Inversiones (CMI) make Central America’s largest green bond issuance as part of a US$1 billion liability management transaction.

04 May 2021

Mexico’s Metalsa makes sustainability-linked debt tap

Mexican automotive parts manufacturer Metalsa has enlisted Paul Hastings LLP in New York and González Calvillo, SC in Mexico City to make a US$300 million sustainability-linked debt tap.

30 April 2021

Several firms steer Chilean solar financing

White & Case LLP in New York, Miami and Madrid and Guerrero Olivos in Santiago have helped solar power company Solek Chile get a US$95 million loan to fund local renewables projects.

28 April 2021

Brazilian firms in Novelis’ green bond issuance

Torys LLP in Toronto and New York and Brazilian law firm Levy Salomão Advogados have helped US aluminium company Novelis raise 500 million euros (US$586 million) in a green bond issuance.

27 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

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

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