Topic: ESG

Mexican microfinance bank enlists Mijares for social bond tap

Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC has acted as deal counsel in a social bond issuance by Mexico’s Banco Compartamos, a deal worth 2.5 billion pesos (US$124 million).

14 September 2022

LatAm firms brew coffee roaster’s sustainability-linked loan

Dentons in Amsterdam and Bogotá as well as Brazil's Santos Neto Advogados have helped a group of lenders provide a US$275 million sustainability-linked loan to coffee producer Sucafina, which has operations in several Latin American countries.

13 September 2022

Chávez Vargas stars in Fonacot sustainable bond offering

Mexican state-owned financial credit institution Fonacot has turned to Chávez Vargas Minutti SC to raise 2 billion pesos (US$100 million) in its first sustainable bond offering.

06 September 2022

UN enlists Ferrere to structure renewable energy fund in Uruguay

Ferrere (Uruguay) has helped the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) – an agency that encourages economic and industrial development – structure a financial trust worth US$40 million to provide financing for clean energy projects in Uruguay.

05 September 2022

The Growing Importance of ESG in Restructurings

Featured in The Guide to Restructuring - Second Edition

The number of assets allocated to socially responsible investment products continues to increase, and ESG criteria continue to gain ground, with many institutional investors investing only in those companies that provide ESG performance reporting.

26 August 2022

The perks of mindful business in the ESG era

Companies in Latin America need to rethink the ways in which they manage their human rights obligations and respond to the growing pressure, or they will likely face more ESG-related disputes, according to the region’s leading arbitration lawyers.

23 August 2022

Galicia stars in landmark sustainable financing

Galicia Abogados has acted as deal counsel in a 512 million Mexican pesos (US$27 million) sustainability-linked bond issuance by Mexico’s Grupo Vasconia, the first offering of its kind in the local manufacturing industry.

22 August 2022

IDB Invest provides wind financing in Peru

Linklaters in New York and Miranda & Amado in Lima have helped the Peruvian subsidiary of French utility company Engie obtain a US$300 million financing from IDB Invest to fund a wind power project.

19 August 2022

UK supermarkets support Brazilian savannah preservation project

TozziniFreire Advogados in São Paulo has helped UK supermarkets Tesco and Sainsbury’s invest US$11 million in a new financial scheme for Brazilian farmers, which aims to make the country’s soy farming practices more sustainable.

18 August 2022

Innergex refinances Chilean renewables for US$803 million

Four offices of DLA Piper LLP have helped Canadian renewables group Innergex issue US$710 million worth of green bonds and obtain a US$93 million loan to refinance its operations in Chile.

16 August 2022

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