Awards/Rankings

  • AWARDS: Deals of the Year 2014 Jan 16, 2015

    Astute decision making became more important in 2014 as investor concern about emerging markets grew, Mexico’s reforms took shape and Brazil’s elections paused deals. LatinFinance selects the deals and institutions that managed those hurdles most effectively

  • AWARDS: BEST INVESTMENT BANK Jan 16, 2015

    An impressive performance across asset classes for Latin American clients puts this investment bank ahead of the pack

  • AWARDS: BOND HOUSE Jan 16, 2015

    Strengths in liability management, debut transactions, and a range of currencies and structures, make this bank stand out

  • AWARDS: CORPORATE HIGH-GRADE BOND Jan 16, 2015

    Positioning itself as a global company, the issuer found long-end demand and tight pricing

  • AWARDS: CORPORATE HIGH-YIELD BOND Jan 16, 2015

    The cement maker’s rehabilitation in global markets goes on, most impressively this year in a dual-currency bond combined with a liability management exercise

  • AWARDS: CORPORATE ISSUER Jan 16, 2015

    The cement maker’s rehabilitation in global markets goes on, most impressively this year in a dual-currency bond combined with a liability management exercise

  • AWARDS: CORPORATE LIABILITY MANAGEMENT Jan 16, 2015

    The deal’s negative new issue premium marked the culmination of a long-running liability management program that has lengthened the Brazilian company’s maturity profile

  • AWARDS: CROSS-BORDER M&A DEAL Jan 16, 2015

    This large investment came as doubts grew over mining industry profitability, securing investment in a project that’s pivotal to Peru’s economy

  • AWARDS: DEALS OF THE YEAR 2014 Jan 16, 2015

    Astute decision making became more important in 2014 as investor concern about emerging markets grew, Mexico’s reforms took shape and Brazil’s elections paused deals. LatinFinance selects the deals and institutions that managed those hurdles most effectively

  • AWARDS: DOMESTIC M&A DEAL Jan 16, 2015

    A merger of two companies with no control groups created a benchmark for M&A in Brazil in education and other industries

  • AWARDS: EQUITY FOLLOW ON Jan 16, 2015

    The growing international allure of Mexico’s economic potential pushed this deal to a record size

  • AWARDS: EQUITY HOUSE Jan 16, 2015

    Strong performance across a broad range of Latin American deals makes this bank stand out for equity market operations

  • AWARDS: FINANCING INNOVATION Jan 16, 2015

    The state of Rio de Janeiro’s pension fund turned to securitization to bridge a gap in income

  • AWARDS: INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING Jan 16, 2015

    A large size and strong distribution made this transaction a rare bright spot in an otherwise difficult year for Latin America’s equity markets

  • AWARDS: LAW FIRM BRAZIL Jan 16, 2015

    Experience working on capital markets deals for some of the country’s biggest issuers helped the firm win business in a rocky year

  • AWARDS: LAW FIRM: ANDES Jan 16, 2015

    This law firm worked on a large array of winning deals, in a country that has been home to more landmark transactions than any other Andean nation

  • AWARDS: LAW FIRM: LATAM Jan 16, 2015

    Experience and size have helped this firm stay ahead amid depressed economic conditions in Brazil and new opportunities elsewhere

  • AWARDS: LAW FIRM: MEXICO Jan 16, 2015

    Ritch Mueller advised on deals that included Mexico’s biggest IPO of the year, the Syndicated Loan Deal of the Year, and Grupo Bimbo’s $1.3 billion bond

  • AWARDS: LOAN HOUSE Jan 16, 2015

    Deals in a wide range of currencies and structures, sectors and geographies, including debut issuers and repeat mandates, made the winning bank stand out

  • AWARDS: LOCAL CURRENCY DEAL Jan 16, 2015

    Good communication with investors led to the first global Colombian peso bond in 18 months, at a time when flows to emerging markets plunged

  • AWARDS: M&A HOUSE Jan 16, 2015

    The bank’s global and local networks helped it advise on an array of large domestic and cross-border transactions

  • AWARDS: PRIVATE EQUITY DEAL Jan 16, 2015

    A sale that gave a three-times return on capital was a showcase of the benefits of pension fund investment in private equity firms

  • AWARDS: QUASI-SOVEREIGN BOND Jan 16, 2015

    Argentina’s largest-ever corporate bond had orders from more than 300 accounts, including real money and retail — a big achievement given its owner’s turbulent relationship with markets

  • AWARDS: RESTRUCTURING Jan 16, 2015

    Restructuring debt can be a messy business. This Brazilian company showed it can be streamlined

  • AWARDS: SOVEREIGN BOND Jan 16, 2015

    The state managed to increase the deal’s size and tighten a landmark return to the Eurobond markets after its 2008 default

  • AWARDS: SOVEREIGN ISSUER Jan 16, 2015

    With liability management, a rare long-tenor deal in yen and a 100-year sterling bond, the issuer retains its lead among regional sovereigns

  • AWARDS: SOVEREIGN LIABILITY MANAGEMENT Jan 16, 2015

    Good timing and intraday execution helped Brazil achieve a record low coupon for a new 30-year dollar bond

  • AWARDS: STRUCTURED FINANCING Jan 16, 2015

    The state of Rio de Janeiro’s pension fund turned to securitization to bridge a gap in income

  • AWARDS: SYNDICATED LOAN Jan 16, 2015

    A swiftly arranged and attractively priced deal helped Sigma secure a majority stake in Spain’s Campofrio, gaining a foothold in Europe

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