Topic: Sustainable investment

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

Revisit Latin Lawyer and GIR’s Anti-Corruption & Investigations Mexico conference

The Anti-Corruption Investigations Mexico conference hosted by Latin Lawyer and its sister publication Global Investigations Review is now available to view in full online. The event was co-chaired by Andrew Levine of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and Diego Sierra of Von Wobeser y Sierra SC.

16 July 2021

Familiar firms return for Suzano sustainability-linked bond

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and São Paulo has helped Brazilian pulp and paper giant Suzano complete another issuance of sustainability-linked notes, this time worth US$1 billion.

12 July 2021

Five firms help Chilean wind farm operator to green bond offering

US law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP and Barros, Silva, Varela & Vigil in Santiago have helped renewables company Inversiones Latin America Power (LAP) issue green bonds worth US$404 million.

08 July 2021

Mexico’s Nemak makes sustainability-linked debt tap

Mexican automotive parts manufacturer Nemak has enlisted Paul Hastings LLP in New York to raise US$500 million in a sustainability-linked bond issuance.

07 July 2021

Brazil’s JBS issues sustainability-linked bonds

White & Case LLP in São Paulo, New York and Miami and Brazilian law firm Lefosse Advogados have helped beef packer JBS raise US$1 billion in a sustainability-linked bond issuance.

30 June 2021

Tauil & Chequer in TIM’s sustainability-linked debt offer

Telecoms giant TIM Brasil has relied on Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown to raise 1.6 billion reais (US$315 million) in an issuance of sustainability-linked debentures.

21 June 2021

Galicia and Ritch Mueller in Mexico’s largest-ever private loan

Mexican department store chain Coppel has relied on Galicia Abogados to obtain a loan worth 40 billion Mexican pesos (US$2 billion), the largest-ever private financing for a Mexican company.

17 June 2021

Don’t overlook the G in ESG, warn panellists

In light of the widescale social impact of the pandemic, Latin American companies are increasingly looking at how to incorporate environment, social and governance (ESG) goals in their organisations, but businesses must ensure not to ignore the governance aspect of their ESG targets, or they may face additional compliance and corruption risks, say panellists at Latin Lawyer and GIR Connect: Anti-Corruption & Investigations Mexico.

14 June 2021

Mexico’s Orbia issues sustainability-linked bonds

Mexican conglomerate Orbia has hired Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Ritch Mueller in Mexico City to raise US$1.1 billion in two sustainability-linked bond issuances, as well as launching a tender offer to repurchase debt.

11 June 2021

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