Topic: ESG

Promerica issues El Salvador’s first sustainable bonds

The New York and Washington, DC offices of Allen & Overy LLP and BLP (El Salvador) have helped IDB Invest purchase US$20 million worth of sustainable bonds issued by Salvadorean bank Promerica.

28 June 2022

Hogan Lovells advises on green urban projects in Monterrey

Hogan Lovells (Mexico) has helped two national real estate chambers sign an agreement to participate in a sustainable urban programme in the city of Monterrey.

20 June 2022

Four firms guide Aegea sustainability-linked bond offer

Brazil’s largest privately-owned water and sanitation company Aegea has hired three White & Case LLP offices and Mattos Filho in São Paulo to raise US$500 million in a sustainability-linked bond issuance.

27 May 2022

CMPC gets US$500 million sustainability-linked loan

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York and Cuatrecasas (Chile) have helped paper and pulp company CMPC obtain a sustainability-linked loan worth US$500 million.

23 May 2022

BNDES underwrites first Brazilian green bond offering

Brazilian renewables group Casa dos Ventos has hired Lobo de Rizzo Advogados to make a 430 million reais (US$85 million) issuance of green debentures, in which development bank BNDES acted as underwriter for the first time ever.

19 May 2022

Bruchou and Tanoira Cassagne in green bond issuance

Argentine power generator Luz de Tres Picos has enlisted Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi to issue green notes worth US$78 million.

18 May 2022

Uruguay’s Arcos Dorados issues sustainability-linked bonds

Arcos Dorados, the world’s largest operator of McDonald’s restaurants, has enlisted Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York, Lefosse in São Paulo and Ritch Mueller y Nicolau, SC in Mexico City to issue sustainability-linked notes worth US$350 million.

13 May 2022

Compliance as a Foundation for ESG Oversight

Featured in The Guide to Corporate Compliance - Third Edition

This article attempts to identify and describe the current foundations and frameworks of ESG principles and compliance in Latin America, with a particular eye to Brazil, given the country’s size and economic weight for the region.

03 May 2022

ESG in Latin America and the Rise of the Social Pillar

Featured in The Guide to Corporate Compliance - Third Edition

The Social Pillar of ESG is often overshadowed by the other two pillars because it is more difficult to define and measure. The Social Pillar has a broad remit, covering how companies manage their relationships with all stakeholders, not just shareholders.

03 May 2022

Which firms advised Latin America’s largest banks in 2021?

From adapting to the new fintech landscape to providing economic support in the wake of the covid-19 pandemic, banks had a lot on their plate in 2021. For the first time, Latin Lawyer’s affiliate publication the Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA) has uncovered the law firms that Latin America’s leading financial institutions turned to the most for those crucial transactions.

25 April 2022

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