Topic: ESG

Engines of change

In-house counsel are the noisemakers and drivers of change within their companies when it comes to ensuring that diversity and inclusion are not just initiatives but integral parts of corporate culture, said panellists at this year’s LACCA Live: São Paulo, which took place on 11 May.

30 May 2023

Fibra Prologis raises funds and refinances sustainable loan

Mexican real estate investment trust Fibra Prologis has hired several US and local firms to raise 6.9 billion pesos (US$388 million) in an offering of real estate trust certificates (CBFIs), shortly after it refinanced a US$400 million sustainability-linked credit facility.

26 May 2023

Ecuador completes largest debt-for-nature swap

Multiple Dentons offices have helped the Republic of Ecuador complete the world’s biggest debt-for-nature swap transaction, through which the Andean nation has eliminated around US$1 billion worth of debt.

12 May 2023

Mexico makes US$2.9 billion UN development goal offering

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York has helped the Republic of Mexico make a US$2.9 billion offering notes linked to the United Nations’ sustainable development goals (SDGs).

03 May 2023

Mexican airport group makes sustainable debt tap

White & Case SC has helped Mexican airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico (GAP) launch a sustainability-linked offering worth 5.4 billion pesos (US$299 million).

28 April 2023

Argentina’s 360 Energy Solar issues green bonds

Elite firm Bruchou & Funes de Rioja has helped Argentine solar power projects developer 360 Energy Solar issue green bonds for US$80 million.

16 March 2023

Deal of the Year: the shortlists for M&A, ESG and private equity

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted for the private and public M&A, ESG and private equity categories of our 17th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

24 February 2023

Ecuadorean bank makes inaugural green bond issuance

Clifford Chance LLP in Washington, DC has helped French development bank Société de Promotion et de Participation pour la Coopération Economique (Proparco) underwrite the first green bond issuance made by Ecuador’s Banco Guayaquil, which raised US$45 million.

13 February 2023

ECIJA launches sustainability practice in Mexico with hire

ECIJA (Mexico) has launched a sustainability and environmental practice, recruiting a partner from local firm Carvajal y Machado, SC to lead the department.

03 February 2023

European investor backs Mexican wind power assets

Accura in Copenhagen and Cuatrecasas (Mexico) have helped Nordic asset manager FSN Capital invest €135 million (US$146 million) in Denmark-headquartered wind turbine business Polytech, which owns several assets in Mexico.

02 February 2023

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