Topic: ESG

Brazilian sugar producer issues inaugural green bonds

Jalles Machado, a Brazilian sugar producer, has hired Vieira Rezende Advogados to issue 451 million reais (US$79 million) worth of green bonds, the company’s first issuance of debentures.

01 February 2022

Itaú injects funds into AES-owned Brazilian solar project

AES Brasil has hired Lefosse to receive 360 million reais (US$63 million) from Banco Itaú to fund the Guaimbê solar project in the state of São Paulo.

28 January 2022

Salvadorean bank gets French development loan

Salvadorean financial institution Banco Cuscatlán has enlisted Greenberg Traurig LLP in New York to obtain a US$30 million loan to support small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs).

25 January 2022

Peruvian gas company makes sustainability-linked bond offer

Paul Hastings LLP in New York and Garrigues (Peru) have helped Peruvian energy company Gas Natural de Lima y Callao (Cálidda) raise US$200 million in a sustainability-linked debt issuance.

25 January 2022

Brazil's Dias Carneiro helps IDB Invest fund gender equality efforts

Dias Carneiro Advogados has helped IDB Invest grant a US$300 million loan to Brazil’s Banco Daycoval, targeted at supporting female entrepreneurship in underserved areas of the country.

17 January 2022

Banco do Brasil makes inaugural social bond offering

Shearman & Sterling LLP in São Paulo, London and New York and Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper in São Paulo have helped Banco do Brasil raise US$500 million in its first social bond offering.

14 January 2022

Crisis Mode: Have Your ESG Team on Speed Dial

Featured in The Guide to Corporate Crisis Management - Fourth Edition

Prioritisation of ESG initiatives is not only one of the hallmarks of forward-thinking management but is also increasingly important for effectively responding to crises.

10 December 2021

JBS issues sustainability-linked bonds in dual offering

Brazilian beef packer JBS has hired three offices of White & Case LLP and Lefosse Advogados in São Paulo to raise US$2 billion in two bond issuances, including a sustainability-linked tranche.

09 December 2021

Bradesco calls on Mattos Filho for carbon credit trading programme

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has helped Brazilian environmental management company Ambipar and Banco Bradesco enter into a partnership that will allow the bank’s customers to discover their carbon footprint and trade carbon credits.

07 December 2021

Familiar firms return for Peru’s sovereign social bonds

Paul Hastings LLP in New York and Rebaza, Alcázar & De las Casas in Lima have helped the Republic of Peru raise 1 billion euros (US$1.1 billion) in a sovereign social bond issuance, less than a month after it offered its first sustainable debt.

02 December 2021

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