Work Area: Capital markets & securities

KKR reduces stake in LatAm education group Laureate

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York has helped US private equity group KKR divest shares in Latin American-focused university operator Laureate Education through a US$309 million secondary share offering.

02 December 2022

Tauil & Chequer structures privatisation of Brazilian food company

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has helped state-owned development bank BNDES structure the privatisation of state-owned food company Ceasaminas, which plans to auction off its shares and assets for 423 million reais (US$79 million) by the end of the year.

02 December 2022

Mexico’s VivaAerobús makes sustainability-linked offer

Galicia Abogados has helped Mexican low-cost airline VivaAerobús structure a new notes programme worth US$1 billion and make a subsequent offer of sustainability-linked notes.

02 December 2022

CAF raises US$800 million to invest in Latin American projects

Latin American development bank Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) has hired four Latham & Watkins LLP offices to make a global bond offering worth US$800 million.

29 November 2022

Galicia returns for sustainability-linked Coca-Cola FEMSA offering

Galicia Abogados has acted as deal counsel in a sustainability-linked bond issuance by Coca-Cola FEMSA, a deal worth 9.2 billion pesos (US$476 million).

28 November 2022

Argentina’s Albanesi inks consent solicitation and issues bonds

US and Argentine firms have helped two subsidiaries of Grupo Albanesi – an Argentine energy company – sign an US$80 million consent solicitation agreement and issue bonds in two separate transactions.

28 November 2022

White & Case makes five local partners in Mexico

White & Case SC has promoted five lawyers to local partner in Mexico City, strengthening its M&A, capital markets, project finance and litigation practices.

25 November 2022

Ecuadorean bank issues first blue bonds

Lexvalor Abogados has helped Ecuador's Banco Internacional become Latin America's first private bank to issue blue bonds in a deal worth US$79 million.

25 November 2022

Argentina’s Edenor completes US$76 million exchange offer

Edenor, Argentina’s largest power distributor, has hired DLA Piper LLP offices in New York and Buenos Aires to carry out a US$76 million exchange offer.

25 November 2022

Bancolombia first LatAm bank to issue sustainability-linked debt

Holland & Knight (Colombia) has helped the Inter-American Development Bank, IDB Invest and the Latin American Green Bond Fund underwrite the first sustainability-linked bonds issued by a Latin American bank, a deal worth 640 billion pesos (US$132 million).

25 November 2022

Unlock unlimited access to all Latin Lawyer content