Work Area: Finance

Brazil’s Klabin secures US$595 million credit facility

Two Clifford Chance LLP offices and local firm Pinheiro Guimarães have helped Brazilian paper company Klabin and its Austrian subsidiary secure a US$595 million credit facility.

17 October 2023

Consortium promotes two to partner in El Salvador

Consortium Legal (El Salvador) has promoted two lawyers to partner, bolstering its banking and finance and M&A practices.

11 October 2023

UK firm Pogust Goodhead snags investment for Samarco lawsuit

London-based law firm Pogust Goodhead has hired Morrison & Foerster LLP, Dutch firm De Clercq, Scotland’s Aberdein Considine and Lobo de Rizzo Advogados in São Paulo to secure US$553 million credit line from US hedge fund Gramercy, with the funds earmarked to finance environmental litigation cases.

10 October 2023

Maersk subsidiary gets funds to grow Mexican port terminal

APM Terminals – a subsidiary of Danish shipping giant Maersk – has hired Basham, Ringe y Correa to expand a terminal at Mexico’s largest seaport.

06 October 2023

Mexican fintech Klar gets US$100 million financing

White & Case LLP in New York and Mexico City has helped Mexican fintech company Klar secure a US$100 million credit facility.

05 October 2023

Guyer & Regules and Ferrere amend PPP motorway agreement

Guyer & Regules has helped a special purpose vehicle (SPV) amend its public-private partnership (PPP) agreement with the Uruguayan Ministry of Transport and Public Works, increasing the financing for the project by US$30 million.

04 October 2023

LatAm firms help Canada’s Orla Mining refinance loan

Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP in Toronto and Vancouver, Heiras Abogados in Chihuahua and Panamanian firm Morgan & Morgan have helped Canada’s Orla Mining refinance an existing US$150 million credit facility – amending it to US$200 million.

04 October 2023

JP Morgan increases stake in Brazil’s C6 Bank

JP Morgan Chase has instructed Pinheiro Neto Advogados in São Paulo to increase its stake in C6, a Brazilian digital bank.

03 October 2023

DLA Piper helps NGOs pro bono on Peruvian debt-for-nature swap

Five DLA Piper LLP offices have provided pro bono legal advice to four international non-government organisations – including World Wildlife Fund (WWF) – as they signed a debt-for-nature swap, cutting Peru’s debt to the US by US$18 million over the next 13 years.

02 October 2023

Brazil’s Serasa acquires anti-fraud software developer

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has helped Brazilian credit research business Serasa Experian purchase local fraud prevention platform AllowMe Tecnologias for US$45 million.

02 October 2023

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