Topic: Initial public offerings

How can firms cultivate Mexico’s precarious IPO landscape?

Real estate company Vesta’s US$445 million listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in July has sparked confidence that there is still life for Mexican IPOs, despite a global slump. But opinion is divided among local and international law firms when it comes to determining whether Mexican IPOs are on the verge of blossoming or withering away.

11 September 2023

Familiar firms return for Mexican Fibra E IPO

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC, Nader, Hayaux & Goebel and Greenberg Traurig SC have helped Mexican investor Fibra Infraestructura y Energía México set up a Fibra E infrastructure trust and launch a 6.6 billion pesos (US$364 million) IPO.

26 April 2023

Property group forms REIT and goes public in Panama

Morgan & Morgan has helped Panama’s Green Tower Properties convert into a real estate investment trust (REIT) and make an initial public offering (IPO).

26 April 2023

Seacrest Petroleo raises US$260 million with IPO

Mattos Filho in São Paulo and Norwegian firm Wikborg Rein have helped the Brazilian subsidiary of multinational private equity manager Seacrest raise US$260 million through an initial public offering on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

06 March 2023

AgroFibra goes public in rare Mexican IPO

Mexican agriculture-focused investment fund AgroFibra has hired Holland & Knight (Mexico) to make its 977 million pesos (US$49 million) initial public offering on the local stock exchange.

06 January 2023

Chilean robotics company goes public in IPO

Barros & Errázuriz Abogados has helped Chilean robotics group Osoji become a publicly listed company, the first initial public offering on the Santiago stock exchange since 2019.

27 October 2022

Carey shines in Tianqi’s Hong Kong IPO

Latham & Watkins LLP in Hong Kong and Carey in Santiago have helped Chinese lithium company Tianqi – a shareholder in Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM) – raise US$2 billion in an initial public offering, the largest in Hong Kong so far this year.

08 August 2022

Several firms in Mexican Fibra E IPO and acquisition

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, SC has helped Promotora MexPac set up an energy and infrastructure investment trust and make its initial public offering worth 1.5 billion pesos (US$74 million), marking the first Mexican Fibra E structuring of the year.

18 July 2022

PAG nabs Marval partner and ex-Norton Rose lawyer in double hire

US firm PAG Law has strengthened its venture capital offering in Latin America by adding a partner from Argentine Elite firm Marval O'Farrell Mairal and a former Norton Rose Fulbright partner to its senior rank.

27 April 2022

Which law firms were the most popular in 2021?

As companies weathered the ongoing economic and social aftershocks offset by the covid-19 pandemic, they relied on external counsel to guide them through the uncertainties of 2021. The latest Who Represents Latin America’s Biggest Companies? research, a study published by Latin Lawyer’s affiliate publication LACCA, reveals the most popular law firms among the region’s largest corporations.

21 April 2022

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