Work Area: Finance

DLA Piper appoints LatAm infrastructure co-head

DLA Piper LLP has added firepower to its Latin America group by hiring McDermott Will & Emery LLP partner Robert da Silva Ashley, who also brings experience from Jones Day’s regional practice.

27 April 2023

Colombian proptech Habi gets US$100 million loan

Three Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP offices and DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán in Bogotá have helped Colombian proptech Habi obtain a US$100 million credit line from US investor Victory Park Capital.

27 April 2023

Motta Fernandes, Chediak and Sampaio Ferraz partners open firm

Two Motta Fernandes Advogados partners have joined forces with partners from Chediak Advogados and Sampaio Ferraz Advogados to launch new corporate-focused outfit Simões, Ribeiro, Bernardini e Furiati Advogados.

26 April 2023

Mexico’s CFE gets US$100 million credit line for energy projects

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC in Mexico City have returned to help Mexican state-owned electricity group Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) obtain a US$100 million loan to fund a set of energy projects.

26 April 2023

Deal Tracker: Which were the busiest firms in 2022?

Latin Lawyer presents its latest Deal Tracker Report, providing a unique overview of transactional activity in Latin America throughout 2022. Read on to find out which firms worked on the most transactions last year, and where the majority of the work was concentrated.

24 April 2023

Codelco desalination plant obtains funds

Four Norton Rose Fulbright offices and Larrain y Asociados in Santiago have helped a company controlled by Japanese conglomerate Marubeni and Chilean transmission business Transelec obtain project financing to build a desalination plant in northern Chile, a project that will supply water to state-owned mining company Codelco.

19 April 2023

Fibra MTY receives cash injection for real estate buy

Investment trust Fibra MTY has hired Ritch Mueller y Nicolau SC in Mexico City to buy an industrial real estate portfolio for US$662 million, after raising capital through loan and debt transactions to fund the acquisition.

19 April 2023

Cartagena port gets US$120 million refinancing

Three Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP offices and Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas in Bogotá have helped Canadian infrastructure group Frontera obtain a US$120 million facility to refinance debt relating to its port terminal in the northern Colombian city of Cartagena.

19 April 2023

Costa Rica makes US$1.5 billion sovereign issuance

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and BLP (Costa Rica) have helped JP Morgan and Santander underwrite a US$1.5 billion issuance made by the Republic of Costa Rica.

19 April 2023

Mattos Filho appoints eight partners

Brazilian Elite firm Mattos Filho has strengthened several practice areas by promoting eight lawyers to its senior rank.

18 April 2023

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