Topic: Sustainable investment

CMPC gets US$500 million sustainability-linked loan

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York and Cuatrecasas (Chile) have helped paper and pulp company CMPC obtain a sustainability-linked loan worth US$500 million.

23 May 2022

BNDES underwrites first Brazilian green bond offering

Brazilian renewables group Casa dos Ventos has hired Lobo de Rizzo Advogados to make a 430 million reais (US$85 million) issuance of green debentures, in which development bank BNDES acted as underwriter for the first time ever.

19 May 2022

Bruchou and Tanoira Cassagne in green bond issuance

Argentine power generator Luz de Tres Picos has enlisted Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi to issue green notes worth US$78 million.

18 May 2022

Uruguay’s Arcos Dorados issues sustainability-linked bonds

Arcos Dorados, the world’s largest operator of McDonald’s restaurants, has enlisted Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York, Lefosse in São Paulo and Ritch Mueller y Nicolau, SC in Mexico City to issue sustainability-linked notes worth US$350 million.

13 May 2022

Which firms advised Latin America’s largest banks in 2021?

From adapting to the new fintech landscape to providing economic support in the wake of the covid-19 pandemic, banks had a lot on their plate in 2021. For the first time, Latin Lawyer’s affiliate publication the Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA) has uncovered the law firms that Latin America’s leading financial institutions turned to the most for those crucial transactions.

25 April 2022

Which law firms were the most popular in 2021?

As companies weathered the ongoing economic and social aftershocks offset by the covid-19 pandemic, they relied on external counsel to guide them through the uncertainties of 2021. The latest Who Represents Latin America’s Biggest Companies? research, a study published by Latin Lawyer’s affiliate publication LACCA, reveals the most popular law firms among the region’s largest corporations.

21 April 2022

Which firms are leading in the financial sector?

Featured in Who Represents Latin America's Biggest Banks?

As part of LACCA’s newest research into Who Represents Latin America’s Biggest Banks, we take a look at the most popular firms for the region’s leading financial organisations as well as what’s been driving legal work in the sector.

19 April 2022

Deal Focus: Banco do Brasil’s first social bond issuance

Featured in Who Represents Latin America's Biggest Banks?

Amidst the boom of sustainability-linked issuances in Latin America, LACCA speaks to the team at Banco do Brasil about the work that went into the company’s first ever social bond issuance and why it’s important for financial institutions to be at the forefront of ESG initiatives.

19 April 2022

Chile’s HIF Global obtains decarbonisation-focused investment

The New York and Chicago offices of Latham & Watkins LLP have helped Chilean energy group HIF Global raise US$260 million in an equity investment to fund the global expansion of its decarbonisation business.

19 April 2022

Which law firms were the most popular in 2021?

Featured in Who represents Latin America's biggest companies 2021?

The boom of innovative transactions in 2021, such as IPOs and hybrid bond issuances, ensured that leading Latin American companies kept their external advisers on hand as they waded through an increasingly complex raft of legal matters.

11 April 2022

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