Mexico

Credito Real schedules Swiss meetings

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Mexican consumer lender books roadshow in Geneva and Zurich ahead of CHF-denominated trade

Casa Ley nabs leftovers from Albertsons

Capital Markets M&A Loans

Mexican supermarket chain agrees to pay roughly $345m for the 49% it does not own in the company

S&P upgrades KIO Networks

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Mexico Fixed Income

Mexican telecom edges to BB- from B+ after offloading American Tower Corp.

Grupo Lala charts peso buyers for latest bond efforts

Debt Bonds Capital Markets

Mexican dairy company selects BBVA Bancomer, JPMorgan and Santander for 2023 securities sale

Fintechs develop trade financing tools

Loans Structured Finance Argentina

Cross-border trade is set to get faster and cheaper as financiers develop distributed ledger projects to streamline documentation and facilitate credit. Latin America cou...

Genomma Lab circles IDB Invest for dual-tranche loan

Loans Fixed Income Mexico

Mexican pharma company taps the multilateral lender for roughly $64m to help it build a new manufacturing plant

Baker McKenzie names partners, counsel in Mexico

People Mexico

Jose Hoyos-Robles, Victor Morales-Chavez, Carlos Vela and Allan Pasalagua take on new roles at the law firm

Corporate Issuer of the Year - Pemex

Bonds Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

In an effort to reduce dollar debt, Peru explored the Euroclear market and international investors lined up

Corporate High-Grade Bond of the Year - Sigma Alimentos

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Shrugging off concerns over NAFTA, the issuer emphasized the viability of its Spanish division to attract European investors

Follow-On Offering of the Year & Private Equity Deal of the Year - IEnova

Equity Capital Markets Mexico

IEnova’s share price soared after announcing its follow-on offering, while a concerted effort to grow renewable power saw it snap up Mexico’s largest wind complex

Syndicated Loan of the Year - Cemex

Loans Mexico

The Mexican cement maker taps a wide range of banks in a well-timed transaction

Financing Innovation of the Year - Vista Oil & Gas

IPO M&A Mexico

The energy firm secured commitments from a wide array of investors to price an oversubscribed IPO and introduce a new asset class to Latin America

Restructuring of the Year - SunEdison

Bonds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A

Sale helped maximize SunEdison’s Latin America assets, a key pledge by its CFO in bankruptcy filings

Law Firm of the Year: Mexico - Ritch Mueller

Mexico

Ritch Mueller’s legal advice was noted across many of Mexico’s most important deals in 2017

Bond House of the Year - JPMorgan

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Latin American issuers surpassed all expectations in the cross-border bond market last year, with 2017 breaking the record from 2015