Topic: Sustainable investment

Uruguay makes second sustainability-linked issuance

A year after becoming the second country in the world to issue sustainability-linked notes, Uruguay has enlisted two Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP offices to raise US$700 million in another offering of sustainable debt.

10 November 2023

Republic of Chile issues US$2.8 billion worth of sustainable debt

Linklaters in New York and Morales & Besa in Santiago have helped the Republic of Chile raise a total of US$2.8 billion through two separate sustainability-linked bond issuances, including the first-ever green issuance denominated in unidades de fomento (UF).

02 November 2023

Brazil’s JBS issues US$345 million in CRA debentures

Lefosse has helped Brazilian meat producer JBS issue agribusiness receivables certificates (CRAs) worth 1.7 billion reais (US$345 million), bolstering its beef production operations.

31 October 2023

Aegea makes US$500 million sustainability-linked issuance

Mattos Filho in São Paulo has helped Brazilian sanitation company Aegea Saneamento e Participações issue US$500 million worth of sustainability-linked notes through its finance subsidiary.

27 October 2023

Codelco enters lithium sector with Australian buyout

Two Allens offices, Carey in Santiago and Deloitte Legal (Chile) have helped Chilean copper giant Codelco make its first foray into the lithium industry by purchasing Australia’s Lithium Power International for US$244 million.

24 October 2023

Brazilian renewables group Atiaia snaps up Bahia solar farms

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped Brazilian renewable energy company Atiaia Renováveis in the 368 million reais (US$75 million) acquisition of two solar farms from local counterpart Ibitu Energia.

24 October 2023

The Growing Importance of ESG in Restructurings

Featured in The Guide to Restructuring - Third Edition

Although an ESG focus is likely to become the norm for many stakeholders in company restructuring, there is yet no consensus on the metrics and standards used to evaluate compliance with ESG matters and therefore scores can often be contradictory and misleading.

20 October 2023

Chilean firms shine in BlackRock solar purchase

US-headquartered investor BlackRock has hired HD Legal to acquire a set of Chilean solar assets using its renewable energy fund.

19 October 2023

Argentine lemon producer issues sustainability-linked bonds

Argentine lemon processor San Miguel has hired Nicholson y Cano Abogados to issue US$33.6 million worth of sustainability-linked bonds.

18 October 2023

Cubico buys Uruguayan renewables assets from Brookfield

Two Allen & Overy LLP offices and Posadas in Montevideo have helped UK investor Cubico Sustainable Investments purchase several wind and solar plants in Uruguay from the renewable energy branch of Canada’s Brookfield.

17 October 2023

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