Work Area: Finance

White & Case hires former BBVA México GC

The general counsel of BBVA México has rejoined the partnership at White & Case SC, boosting its debt finance practice.

20 July 2023

Banco Sudameris merges with Paraguayan bank

Paraguayan financial institution Sudameris Bank and its shareholders have hired Gross Brown in Asunción to merge with local Banco Regional, effectively becoming the largest bank in the country in terms of assets.

20 July 2023

Brazil's Light proposes US$2.3 billion restructuring plan

Two months after launching judicial reorganisation proceedings in Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian utility company Light has submitted a restructuring plan to deal with its 11 billion reais (US$2.3 billion) debt and said it intends to seek recognition in the US.

19 July 2023

XP invests in Brazilian biotech SuperBac

The investment arm of Brazilian bank XP has relied on Mattos Filho in São Paulo to invest 300 million reais (US$62 million) in Brazilian biotech company SuperBac.

18 July 2023

Chilean solar farms get US$148 million green loan

Clifford Chance LLP in Madrid and Washington, DC and Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) have helped Spanish renewables group Grenergy obtain a US$148 million financing to build two solar plants in Chile.

18 July 2023

Peru’s Mivivienda gets green housing loan

Peruvian low-income housing programme Fondo Mivivienda has hired Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas to secure a loan worth US$300 million.

12 July 2023

Several firms help Toyota invest in Argentine logistics group

Marval O'Farrell Mairal in Buenos Aires, three Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría offices, Galicia Abogados in Mexico City and Uruguay’s Posadas have helped Toyota invest in Argentine logistics technology company Moova.

11 July 2023

Cescon Barrieu transactional partner moves to Cascione

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm Cascione Advogados has nabbed a finance and corporate partner from Elite outfit Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados.

07 July 2023

Banking partner returns to Mattos Filho

A former Mattos Filho partner has returned to the Brazilian Elite firm’s banking group after a two-year stint as vice president of local fintech Neon.

06 July 2023

Posadas partner joins forces with Argentine firm SyLS

Eduardo Ferrari has left Uruguay’s Posadas after nearly three decades to launch a local firm that is associated with Argentine outfit Salaberren & López Sanson (SyLS).

05 July 2023

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