Topic: ESG

Lobo de Rizzo steers Eurofarma’s sustainability-linked issuance

Lobo de Rizzo Advogados has acted as deal counsel in a 1 billion reais (US$194 million) issuance of sustainability-linked notes by Brazilian pharmaceutical company Eurofarma Laboratorios.

04 March 2022

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 16th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

03 March 2022

IDB Invest backs gender-focused social bonds in Colombia

Colombian microfinance institution Mibanco has enlisted Garrigues (Colombia) to raise 76.5 billion pesos (US$19 million) in a social bond issuance, the funds of which are earmarked for female-led projects in the country.

24 February 2022

Banco Bradesco raises US$500 million in green and social debt tap

Brazil’s Banco Bradesco has hired Clifford Chance LLP in São Paulo and local firm Pinheiro Neto Advogados to make a green and social bond offering worth US$500 million.

24 February 2022

Familiar firms return for CFE’s inaugural sustainable bond offering

Mexican state-owned electricity group Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) has turned to Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Washington, DC and local firm Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, SC to issue its inaugural sustainable notes, worth US$1.75 billion.

21 February 2022

Several firms steer largest-ever 4G road financing in Colombia

Colombian infrastructure concessionaire Vial Unión del Sur and its Spanish sponsor Sacyr have enlisted Clifford Chance LLP in Washington, DC, New York and Madrid and Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá to get the country’s largest-ever 4G toll road financing, a deal worth some US$906 million.

18 February 2022

Uber strikes electric vehicles deal in Mexico City

Von Wobeser y Sierra SC has helped US car-hailing platform Uber enter into a long-term master fleet agreement with Mexican electric car provider VEMO to boost its number of zero-emission vehicles in Mexico City throughout 2022.

17 February 2022

Milbank, Clifford Chance, Carey and Claro in inaugural green bond

Milbank in New York and Carey in Santiago have helped Chilean electricity company Sociedad de Transmisión Austral (STA) issue its first green bonds, raising US$390 million.

16 February 2022

Central American bottler makes sustainability-linked offer

Several international and Latin American law firms have advised on The Central America Bottling Corporation's (CBC) US$1.1 billion sustainability-linked issuance and concurrent tender offer.

15 February 2022

YPF Luz makes inaugural green bond offer

Argentine law firm O'Farrell has helped a renewables subsidiary of state-owned energy company YPF raise US$75 million in its first-ever green bond issuance.

10 February 2022

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